Event Name: Evolution of LGBTQ YA Literature: Sad-Eyed Loners to Superheroes

Date: Oct 24, 2018
Start Time: 07:00 pm
End Time: 09:00 pm
Event Type: / /
Cost: free
Contact Person: Nicole Olila
Contact Phone: (612) 876-8717
Address: 1220 E Lake St Minneapolis, MN
Event Website: https://thelspot.lgbt/upcoming/2018/10/5/talking-lgbtq-ya-literature-rachel-gold-amp-christine-jenkins
Contact Email: lspotboss@gmail.com

Join us at The Quatrefoil Library and discover exciting trends in young adult literature, expand your reading list, and play a YA trivia game with prizes! Christine Jenkins, co-author of Representing the Rainbow in Young Adult Literature, will take you on a whirlwind tour of five decades of this exciting and now booming genre. Author Rachel Gold will read from the new edition of her groundbreaking novel, Being Emily, and explore the future of YA literature with queer and trans content.

We welcome young adults, parents, school staff/educators, therapists, as well as aspiring, emerging and published YA authors! Bring your ideas! Bring your questions!

Reception to follow. Books will be for sale and authors will be available for signing!

Learn more about Rachel and Christine on The L Spot website event listing. Let us know you are going by indicate that you are “going” on the event FB page (link on website). Please share! Bring young adults!

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