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Continuing The Great YA Debate

We all had a great time at the Great YA Debate event at the ever-excellent Edinburgh International Book Festival last night. Coincidentally the TES published an article by Joe Nutt that was highly critical of YA yesterday afternoon, so our own Anthony McGowan’s ‘provocation’ seemed quite gentle by comparison.

An Apolitical Animal? Politics and YA fiction for young people

General Election 2015 is almost here and the likely outcome seems to be that no party will be able to command a majority in parliament. The spotlight is on the voting system and a number of parties are proposing a substantial review, including an extension of the vote to 16 and 17-year-olds. Here in Scotland […]