YARWA’S Day of YA 2017

YARWA is proud to announce our fifth annual Day of YA at RWA Nationals in Orlando, Florida. Join us for this fun-filled event that’s all YA, all day!

  • When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
  • Where: Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, Orlando, FL.
  • Fee: $85 for YARWA members and $95 for non-members.

Schedule of Events (Scheduled to change):

8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:05am – 9:10am Welcome

9:15am – 10:15am Craft Workshop with Damon Suede: Characterization

10:15am – 10:30am Break

10:30am – 11:30am Keynote with Jennifer L. Armentrout

11:20am – 12:00pm Author Panel – TBA

12:10pm – 12:45pm Networking lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm Pitch Speed Dating with:

  • Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency
  • Nicole Resciniti of The Seymour Agency
  • Whitney Ross of Tor Books
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA

1:15pm – 1:30pm Rosemary and Athena awards

1:30pm – 1:40pm Annual meeting


Don’t wait, space is limited!

*Event is open to those 18 and over.

Questions? Contact either Danielle Doolittle at vp-programs@yarwa.com or Mary Karlik at president@yarwa.com. We hope to see you there!

***Interested in joining YARWA? Pro-rated memberships are just $15 after March 1, 2017.***