The first-ever, biennial Young Adult Literature Symposium will be held in Nashville, Tenn. Nov. 7-9, 2008, with the theme of “How We Read Now.” The symposium is funded in part by the William C. Morris Endowment. A preconference focusing on illustrated materials for teens (comic books, graphic novels, graphic nonfiction, manga and anime). Programs at the symposium will feature a wide variety of topics, including non-fiction, audio books, LGBT literature, zines, and more. For information, visit http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/yalitsymposium/symposium.cfm .
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