In this podcast recorded during the YA Lit Symposium, Beth Saxton talks with a variety of presenters and attendees about the Symposium.

In this podcast you will hear:

  • Attendees at the preconference on graphic novels talking about what they learned
  • Graphic novel preconference presenters Angela Frederick (Nashville Public Library teen librarian ) on connecting teens to graphic novels and Stella Faris (middle school librarian) on how to get into the world of manga
  • Thoughts about the presentation on nonfiction for teens, including Susan Kuklin’s discussion of her book No Choirboy
  • Discussion of Mitali Perkins’ presentation on diversity in teen literature and showing of the video A Girl Like Me
  • Carlie Weber on her presentation, with Liz Burns, on fandom and fanfiction
  • Rollie Welch on his presentation about reading and urban teens
  • An overview of the Hitlist or Hotlist program
  • Podcaster Beth Saxton’s thoughts on what she heard during the three days of the Symposium

About Linda W Braun

Linda W Braun is a YALSA Past President, the YALSA CE Consultant, and a learning consultant/project management coordinator at LEO: Librarians & Educators Online.

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