F151. YA and Middle Grade Speculative Fiction: What's at Stake?
Friday, April 10, 2015
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Heather Bouwman is the author of the children’s middle-grade novel The Remarkable & Very True Story of Lucy & Snowcap, and she is the recipient of a McKnight fellowship in writing for children. She teaches at the University of St. Thomas.
Pete Hautman is the author of eight novels for adults, thirteen novels for young adults, including National Book Award-winner Godless and Los Angeles Times Book Prize-winner The Big Crunch. He is a four-time Minnesota Book Award winner. His most recent novel is The Klaatu Terminus.
Laura Ruby writes fiction for kids, teens, and adults including the YA novels Good Girls, Bad Apple, and the forthcoming Bone Gap. She is on the faculty of Hamline University's MFAC program.
Justina Ireland is the author of Vengeance Bound and Promise of Shadows.