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New York City Teen Author Festival: Writing Difficult Characters

  • NYPL 5th Ave at 42nd St New York NY 10008 (map)

Many of the best YA characters take readers outside their comfort zones – they may not be instantly likable or understandable, but over the course of a novel, they come to have an effect by coming to life (in all its messiness) on the page. This is a conversation about writing “difficult characters” – where they come from, what they’re like to deal with as an author, and what response do they get from readers (and does that response matter?)

Kayla Cagan
Lisa Selin Davis
Pete Hoffmeister
AR Kahler
Amanda Panitch
Alyssa Sheinmel
Catherine Stine

New York Public Library – 42nd Street, South Court Auditorium
5th Ave at 42nd St, New York ,NY 10018 United States
(917) 275-6975