What do you get when you mix thousands of readers and tons of middle grade and young adult authors from all over the country? YALLFEST! This annual event connects fans with literary stars and offers panels on topics such as fantasy, research, mythology and publication of children’s literature (but that’s just a sample, stay tuned for the main course in part two)..
Arrive early and mingle with fellow writers in line. Step onto the campus of Santa Monica High School and check out swag from major publishers. Grab a schedule of events and hop into line for the events that you have tickets for.
Keynotes spotlights the humor and brilliance of authors such as Cassandra Clare and Daniel Jose Older. The fun inspirational day had just begun.
Part 2 : Inspiration & Insight Gained From YALLWEST…….