PLEASE NOTE: This year’s Day of YA has ended. We will see everyone next year in New York!

YARWA’S 2018 Day of YA

Please join us for the 2018 Young Adult Romance Writers of America Day of YA, a workshop devoted to the art and craft of writing Young Adult fiction

  • When: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 – 7:00am – 12:30pm
  • Where: The 2018 RWA National Conference – Click here for more information. Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel (Windows Room), Denver, Colorado – Click here for more information.
  • Cost:
    -$40 for YARWA Members
    -$45 for non-members

Day of YA Schedule

  • 7:00-7:30: Sign In and Get Seated
  • 7:30-8:00: Breakfast Service Begins. Welcome and Brief Annual YARWA Business Meeting
  • 8:00 to 8:30: Keynote Speech by New York Times Bestselling Author and RITA Winner Pintip Dunn
  • 8:30 to 9:00: Athena and Rosemary Awards
  • 9:00 to 9:15: Bathroom Break/Silent Auction Sign Up
  • 9:15 to 10:15: Industry Panel with Acquiring YA Agents and Editors – (See list below)
  • 10:15 to 10:30: Bathroom Break/Silent Auction Sign Up
  • 10:30 to 12:30: New craft workshop with acclaimed story coach Michael Hauge on Identity, Essence and the Heroine’s Three Journeys
  • Download a copy of the Schedule here

The Day of YA includes:

  • Breakfast
  • A keynote speech with RITA Award Winner and New York Times bestselling Young Adult author Pintip Dunn
  • An industry panel with acquiring YA agents and editors
  • A NEW two-hour workshop with acclaimed story coach Michael Hauge on Identity, Essence and the Heroine’s Three Journeys
  • The Athena and Rosemary Contest Awards Ceremony
  • A silent auction featuring coffee and critique sessions with agents and editors

Day of YA Industry Panel

We’re happy to announce the fantastic agents and editors who have kindly agreed to answer all your questions about publishing and Young Adult fiction at the Day of YA Industry Panel in Denver on July 18.

Agents:

Editors:


 

We look forward to seeing you in Denver!