Young Adult Literature Conference

Join us at our 13th annual gathering of authors, educators and fans who love sharing the best and newest in Young Adult Literature.

On Saturday, meet the authors, enjoy a continental breakfast and a plated lunch (please advise of any dietary restrictions for lunch), hear keynote speakers, attend breakout sessions on current topics, and listen to book talks on the best in new YA. Seven professional development hours are offered to those who attend the full day.

On Sunday, interact with the authors in a variety of fun activities, and enjoy a pizza buffet lunch.

Both days will include opportunities to shop the conference bookstore and book signings with all the authors following each day’s events.

For additional information, please call (630) 820-2802

Keynotes Speakers: Kenneth Oppel, Adam Silvera, Jordan Sonnenblick, Ellen Hopkins & Jennifer Niven!

Authors include:
Frank Beddor, Anne Greenwood Brown, Kym Brunner, Julie Buxbaum, Sharon Cameron, Traci Chee, C. Desir, Paula Garner, Kathleen Glasgow, Goeff Herbach, Ellen Hopkins, Miranda Kenneally, Brendan Kiely, Sarah Darer Littman, Chris Lynch, Adriana Mather, Anna Michels, Susan Moger, Jennifer Niven, Kenneth Oppel, Joy Preble, Adam Selzer, Adam Silvera, Sherri L. Smith, Jordan Sonnenblick, Ann Stampler, Laura Stampler, Aaron Starmer, Paula Stokes, Krystal Sutherland, Kara Thomas, Maggie Thrash, Jeff Zentner  

YA Fandom Frenzy Sunday, October 9th from 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Our YA FANDOM FRENZY day will include some fun and quirky author panels, author story starter sessions, "lightning round" literary quiz questions and an "Inside the Writers Studio" with a James Lipton-esque interview. This is a day for readers and authors to get to know each other better in a fun way. There will be autographing, lunch, a candy bar and swag bags for all attendees. Get your fan frenzy on with some of the best writers of YA literature today! Great for anyone who loves YA! Get crazy with Anderson's YA FANDOM FRENZY!

Authors attending YA Fandom Frenzy include:
Frank Beddor, Anne Greenwood Brown, Susan Moger, Paula Garner, Kym Brunner, Aaron Starmer, Krystal Sutherland, Sherri L. Smith, Traci Chee, Adam Silvera, Adriana Mather, Jeff Zentner, Jennifer Niven, Joy Preble, Julie Buxbaum, Kara Thomas, Kathleen Glasgow, Jordan Sonnenblick, Sarah Darer Littman, Sharon Cameron, Geoff Herbach, Miranda Kenneally, Adam Selzer, Ann Stampler, Anna Michels, Brendan Kiely, C. Desir, Chris Lynch, Ellen Hopkins, Kenneth Oppel, Laura Stampler, Maggie Thrash and Paula Stokes!  

Ticket for Saturday, October 8th are $119

YA Fandom Frenzy Day, October 9th tickets are $49

Two-Day Combo ticket will be $148


Event date: 
Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Event address: 
Hilton Lisle/Naperville
3003 Corporate W Dr
Lisle, IL 60532


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