Tag: YA

Mothers In YA

In her latest Stella Schools Blog guest post, writer and reviewer Danielle Binks asks us to take another look at the role of mothers in YA.


Women’s Bodies in Speculative Fiction

For her fourth Stella Schools Blog guest post, writer and reviewer Danielle Binks speaks with YA authors about the representation of women characters in fantasy YA, and how they approach the issue in their own work.


Sex in YA

In her latest Stella Schools Blog guest post, writer and reviewer Danielle Binks discusses sex and taboos in YA. How far have we come since the release of Judy Blume’s Forever in 1975?


Judge the Publishing Industry by Its Covers

In her third Stella Schools Blog guest post, writer and reviewer Danielle Binks suggests that rather than judging a book by a gendered or misogynistic cover, it is the publishing industry that should be standing trial.


Princess Politics

YA author and Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador Lili Wilkinson discusses teen chick lit and sexism, and highlights how this genre may be more that it appears.




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