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Interview with the Writers of Serial Box’s GEEK ACTUALLY

I've loved serial fiction for a long time; particularly fanfiction—and now podcasts. There's something so thrilling and maddening about being hooked on a series and having to wait for the next installment to come out. So when The Gay YA was approached about covering Serial Box's new series Geek Actually, a diverse, geeky Sex and the [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Archive|0 Comments

Interview with Ashley Herring Blake

When I read Ashley Herring Blake's How To Make A Wish last year, I knew it would become one of my favorite contemporaries of 2017. It's almost Sarah Dessen-ish in feel, with an openly bisexual protagonist named Grace you just can't help but root for. Throw in messy, complicated family dynamics and a gorgeous setting and you've [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Archive|Comments Off on Interview with Ashley Herring Blake

Cover Reveal: THE OLIVE CONSPIRACY by Shira Glassman

We're fans of Shira Glassman's books here at The Gay YA, and even bigger fans of the work she does promoting diverse LGBTQIA+ lit and her passion for representation. Today, we're revealing the cover for The Olive Conspiracy, the fourth book in the Mangoverse series! Here's some info from Shira about the book: The Olive Conspiracy is due [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|Archive, Cover Reveal, Fun Things|Comments Off on Cover Reveal: THE OLIVE CONSPIRACY by Shira Glassman

BLEEDING EARTH Exclusive Trailer Reveal + Giveaway!

Hey everyone! We're so supremely super excited today at The Gay YA because we get to exclusively reveal the trailer for Kaitlin Ward's upcoming queer girl sci-fi, BLEEDING EARTH! We're also sharing an exclusive excerpt with you AND a chance to win signed ARCs of the book! So let's get started!!! Lea was in a cemetery when the earth [...]

By | October 21st, 2015|Archive, Fun Things|Comments Off on BLEEDING EARTH Exclusive Trailer Reveal + Giveaway!

Labels are for Soup Cans (and also for me)

by Nita Tyndall I was twelve the first time I realized I was queer. Back then, I identified as bisexual. Although I didn’t think I was a lesbian (even though I’d never felt attracted to boys), I wanted to keep my options open. And when I was twelve, those were the only two words I [...]

By | May 17th, 2015|Archive, Author Guest Blog|Comments Off on Labels are for Soup Cans (and also for me)

Announcing the GayYA Blogathon!!

GayYA has many goals, but everything we do essentially comes down to one purpose: get more LGBTQIA+ YA published. We are more committed to this than ever! This May, we're thrilled to bring you a month long blogathon. Every day, you'll hear from different authors, librarians, educators, and bloggers. We hope to use this opportunity [...]

By | May 1st, 2015|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Announcing the GayYA Blogathon!!