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Queering the YA

Join two award-winning Young Adult authors, a literary agent, and a UNCW professor of literature for a discussion about LGBTQ-themed books for young adults.  Topics include:

Why are LGBTQ themes important in YA books?
How are LGBTQ books for young adults marketed?
How can students join the conversation?

Panelists:  May-lee Chai (UNCW Department of Creative Writing), Nina deGramont (UNCW Department of Creative Writing), Katie Peel (UNCW Department of English/Director of the Women's Studies & Resource Center) and Christopher Rhodes (James Fitzgerald Literary Agency, NYC)

 

6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Randall Library, Sherman Hayes Gallery*

Sponsored by UNCW, the LGBTQIA Resource Office, the Department of Creative Writing, Randall Library, and the Women's Studies & Resource Center.

*Accommodations for disabilities may be requested by contacting Christopher Rhodes, 910-962-7474 or rhodesc [at] uncw.edu at least 5 days prior to the event. UNCW is an EEO/AA institution.

Event/Exhibit Information
Date: 
March 24, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Sherman Hayes Gallery, Randall Library first floor