Yesterday the hashtag #YANeedsMore started trending, and we jumped in to watch the conversation unfold.
Not surprising was the number of calls for more intersectionality and diversity; we were pleasantly surprised by the rich insight, feedback, ideas, and personal experiences from hundreds of young adult, and proper adult, tweeters.
The YA genre and particularly its older readers have been criticized for a gamut of faults and short-comings. This trending tag was a cry for a more varied genre, and hopefully writers and publishers will follow to match their readers’ experiences, cultures, stories, and relationships.
Here are some of our favorite #YANeedsMore. Continue Reading ›