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Friday, March 11, 2011

Writers' League of Texas YA A to Z Conference!

There's some huge stuff going on here in Texas! For those of you who adore conferences and the amazing networking opportunities and inspirations they provide, then the Writers' League of Texas has the perfect conference for you (and really, I'm not just saying this because I'm on a few panels).

It's just after TLA (Texas Library Association) this April, and the schedule is packed full with authors and agents and editors! I mean, seriously, check out the schedule, because you won't believe all the awesome people coming!

The basic details are:

Writers' League of Texas Presents

YA A to Z Conference
Everything You Need to Know
About Writing for the Young-Adult Market
April 15-16, 2011
Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704

At the Writers' League of Texas' brand-new YA A to Z Conference, you can focus on the craft of writing for teens and young adults, as well as meet agents and editors and get up to speed on the latest trends in publishing for this hot market.

Why attend?

  • Study with some of the country's premier YA authors
  • Meet top YA agents and editors
  • Learn the latest about this booming market
  • Position yourself to succeed as a YA author

Registration includes:

  • Admission to more than 20 panels and lectures on writing and the publishing business
  • Admission to the Friday Welcome Reception with agents and editors
  • Admission to the Saturday night YA A to Z Party
  • Admission to the exhibit hall featuring vendors specializing in services for writers
  • Access to top agents and editors throughout the weekend
  • Access to premier YA authors, publicists, marketing experts, and more
    Register Now!
Register Now!

For details, visit the registration page.

You can also sign up for extra add-ons:

And just for a taste of the faculty...

Agents & Editors:


You can get all the details here! See you there!

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