Registration Information

The $60 registration fee includes:

  • Keynote presentation
  • Eight pre-recorded lectures and conversations on craft
  • Three live panel presentations
  • Handouts and access to daily discussion boards
  • Workshop group opportunity
  • Access to Online Book Sale

For more information:
(310) 825-9415 |

Featured Speakers

Keynote Speaker:

Aiden Thomas
New York Times Bestselling Author & National Book Award 2020 Longlist Recipient

Featured Speakers:

Elise Allen
Francesca Lia Block
Pseudonymous Bosch
Mayra Cuevas
Camryn Garrett
Deborah Halverson
Lydia Kang
Sarah Kuhn
Axie Oh
Adam Sass
Eric Smith

Breakout Sessions


  • Discovering Your Story’s Theme
  • Finding a Writing Community
  • Mining Your Life for Stories
    Staying Motivated


  • Asking the Right Questions
  • Creating a writing practice
  • Fundamentals of Story
  • Learning from your messy first draft


Saturday, August 14, 2021

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Opening Remarks + Speed Friend-making event
11:00 AM 12:15 PM Live Panel: Defining and Redefining YA Literature

Saturday, August 21, 2021

10:00 AM 11:15 AM Live Panel: Who is Your Audience?
11:30 AM 12:45 PM Live Panel: Staying Ahead of the Trend
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Closing Reception


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