Jillian Tamaki is a cartoonist and illustrator. She is the co-creator, with her cousin Mariko Tamaki, of the graphic novels SKIM and This One Summer, which won a Governor General’s Award and Caldecott Honor. She’s also the author of SuperMutant Magic Academy, a book which collects her webcomic of the same name, and Boundless, a collection of short comic stories, and They Say Blue, a picture book. Her latest is the children’s book My Best Friend (illustrator), authored by Julie Fogliano.
FOLD Kids Academy with Kyo Maclear
Writing Young Adult Fiction with Sandhya Menon
Writing fiction for young adults–i.e. teenagers–can seem daunting at first blush, especially if you’re not a teen yourself. How do you tap into the interiority of the teenage mind to write smart, authentic characters and witty dialogue? What about teenage romance–what are the lines and where do we draw them as novelists? This webinar will focus on all those questions and more, and is targeted at writers looking to break into the world of young adult fiction writing.