Young Adult Literature Conference


Join us at our 14th 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: TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

Authors include:

Save the date for our 5th Annual
YA Fandom Frenzy
Sunday, November 5th 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: