Boy Books

Boys and Literacy: Reverse-Engineering the Writing Process

I’m excited to kick-off the March Dystropian Madness Craft Series! This month we will enjoy the insight of eight guest authors, each of whom will share an overview of their Vermont College of Fine Arts graduate lecture. Topics range from literary theory, to poetic techniques, creating effective dialog, and finding the perfect boyfriend (well… finding…

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Boys Will Be Boys: Guys Talk YA

What makes a book for boys? How do we get boys to read more? These questions and more were discussed at the LA Times Festival of Books YA panel this past weekend. Authors Ben Esch (Sophomore Undercover), Blake Nelson (Paranoid Park, Gender Bender, Girl), Andrew¬† Smith (Ghost Medicine), and Allen Zadoff¬† (Food, Girls, and Other…

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