Panel: Our New Heroes - Diversity in Canadian YA Fiction

Event date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 12:00 pm (Virtual event)
Paul Coccia
Literary Reading or Event

Saskatchewan Writer's Guild Panel - Our New Heroes: Diversity in Canadian YA Fiction with Paul Coccia, Natasha Deen and Melanie Florence with host Jacqueline Guest

March 3, 2021 12-1 PM CST

Today’s Young Adult (YA) fiction includes stories and characters who are increasingly diverse. Who are these new heroes, and the writers behind them? Why is it important to share these stories? Join Young Adult (YA) fiction writers Paul Coccia, Natasha Deen and Melanie Florence, along with host Jacqueline Guest, as they discuss their work, the heroes and characters explored in their work, and why increasing diversity in YA fiction benefits all readers.