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Even a Little is a Lot: Asexual Representation in YA

Asexuality in YA Series: Day #5 Previous Posts: Representing the Asexual Experience by Tabitha O'Connell | My Kind of Normal by Kelly Murashige | What’s So Important About Ace Representation? by Kazul Wolf | Navigating the In-Between: Demisexuality in YA Lit by Dill Werner | Introduction: Asexuality in YA Series by Vee S. The future always seemed bright, but [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Author Guest Blog, New Releases, Publishing People, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Even a Little is a Lot: Asexual Representation in YA

We Need Trans Books… But We Really Need Trans Writers

Trans Awareness Week Series: Day #6 Previous Posts: Second Trans on the Moon by Kyle Lukoff, How the Fox Became by Fox Benwell, Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.) by Elliot Wake About 0.6% of [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Archive, Author Guest Blog, New Releases|1 Comment

Trans Stories Are Human Stories

Trans Awareness Week Series: Day #1 (Previous Posts: Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.)  by April Daniels So, I wrote a book. It’s a good book, and I’m proud of it. But ever since we swung into action marketing it, I’ve been having a lot of Complicated Thoughts about [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Author Guest Blog, New Releases|1 Comment

Interview: Anna-Marie McLemore, author of When The Moon Was Ours

When I (Vee) was at BEA this Summer, I had the marvelous opportunity to meet and interview Anna-Marie McLemore. We had been chatting about trans & queer YA for a few months on Twitter, so it was LOVELY to be able to meet her in person. Her book When the Moon Was Ours (which [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, New Releases, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Interview: Anna-Marie McLemore, author of When The Moon Was Ours

Interview: E.M. Kokie, author of RADICAL

While I was at ALA, I (Vee) had the chance to meet and interview the fantastic E.M. Kokie. E.M. Kokie is the author of Radical, Personal Effects, and has stories in the Violent Ends  anthology as well as the Things I'll Never Say: Stories About Our Secret Selves anthology. I had a fabulous time interviewing her-- [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, New Releases|Comments Off on Interview: E.M. Kokie, author of RADICAL

Interview: C.B. Lee & Rachel Davidson Leigh

Bisexual Awareness Week Series Day #3 – Previous Posts: Introduction -- Duality, YA, and Crumpled Stickers -- Let's Push For More Nuanced Bi+ Representation Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee & Hold by Rachel Davidson Leigh are both ALL THE WAY UP on our TBRs! Today, we're so excited to have BOTH of these authors [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Author Interview, New Releases, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Interview: C.B. Lee & Rachel Davidson Leigh

Blog Tour & Giveaway: Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

Today we're very lucky to have C.B. Lee answering a few questions about Not Your Sidekick for the official blog tour! All of us at GayYA are SO EXCITED for this book! Hi C.B., thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself, your background, and your current book. Hello there! Thank you [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, Fun Things, New Releases|Comments Off on Blog Tour & Giveaway: Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

GayYA Recommends Interview + Giveaway: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Our newest GayYA Recommends title is Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown. (That means it's our next #GayYABookClub read, too!) Georgia Peaches hits shelves tomorrow (8/30) but we still have an ARC & some awesome swag! So we're doing a flash giveaway. How to enter: Share one reason you're excited about Georgia [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, New Releases|Comments Off on GayYA Recommends Interview + Giveaway: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Interview: Liz Kessler, author of Read Me Like a Book

I got the chance to interview Liz Kessler, author of the YA novel Read Me Like A Book, and the two middle-grade series Emily Windsnap and, Phillipa's Fairy Godsister. Read Me Like A Book is, in Liz's words, about "a girl going from her last boyfriend to her first girlfriend via a major crush on [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, New Releases, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Interview: Liz Kessler, author of Read Me Like a Book

Interview: Vee sits down with David Levithan & Nina Lacour

I had the INCREDIBLE opportunity to be able to sit down with David Levithan & Nina Lacour when they came to Addendum Books on the You Know Me Well book tour. This was literally one of the best experiences of my life and I am so thankful to the authors for taking the time to [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Blogathon 2016, Book Club, Fun Things, New Releases, Teen Voices|Comments Off on Interview: Vee sits down with David Levithan & Nina Lacour