The Young And The Reckless: Writing For Teens

 

Saturday, August 24, 2019
1:00PM – 5:00PM
Gayley Center (1145 Gayley Avenue, Los Angeles 90024)

Join us for an opportunity to engage with accomplished writers in writing for young adults, from inspiring presentations and panels to working directly with professional writers to develop your skills in special topics.

Featured Writers

Nilah Magruder

Nilah Magruder

Jennifer Caloyeras

Jennifer Caloyeras

Maurene Goo

Maurene Goo

C.B. Lee

C.B. Lee

Eve Porinchak

Eve Porinchak

Zac Hug

Zac Hug

Hollie Overton

Hollie Overton

Alexa Donne

Alexa Donne

Feature Writers

Eve Porinchak

Jennifer Caloyeras

Maurene Goo

C.B. Lee

Eve Porinchak

Eve Porinchak

Eve Porinchak

Eve Porinchak

Overview

 

Offered by the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, The Young and the Reckless: Writing for Teens brings together the writing community and some of Southern California’s most accomplished writers and teachers in writing for young adults. This symposium will include the opportunity to hear from keynote speakers and engage with authors in several interactive formats, including special topic sessions and a multi-author question and answer panel. From among the six sessions offered, participants can choose to work closely with professional writers in workshop sessions.

Breakout Sessions

 

Nilah Magruder

Keynote

Alexa Donne

Worldbuilding

Jennifer Caloyeras

Developing Your Story and Characters

Maurene Goo

How to Talk About Your Books

Eve Porinchak

Trends in YA

C.B. Lee

Writing a YA Book Series

Zac Hug

Adapting YA for the Screen

Hollie Overton

Adapting YA for the Screen

Schedule

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1:00 PM 1:15 PM Welcome/Orientation
1:15 PM 1:45 PM Keynote
1:50 PM 2:35 PM Breakout Session 1
2:40 PM 3:25 PM Breakout Session 2
3:35 PM 4:20 PM Q & A Panel
4:20 PM 5:00 PM Networking Reception

Registration Information

 

The $50 registration fee includes:

  • Keynote presentation
  • Two 45-minute special topic sessions
  • Panel presentation with special guests
  • Reception and light refreshments

Click here to register!

For more information:
(310) 825-9415 | writers@uclaextension.edu

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