VWF – YA Rising For Youth

Event Details


Full of immersive, emotional trials, young adult novels are beloved by
readers of all ages for tackling issues of identity and belonging with
spirit and passion. Three of YA’s most exciting voices are from our own
province: Nafiza Azad (The Candle and the Flame), Sabina Khan (The Love and
Lies of Rukhsana Ali) and Governor General’s Award winner Kit Pearson (Be
My Love). In this enchanting afternoon event, these cherished writers share
their newest works, the inspiration behind them, their own insights on why
YA transcends boundaries to captivate diverse audiences and where the genre
will go next. Together, they demonstrate the undeniable power this genre
has to change hearts and empower readers.




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