LSU hosting Young Adult Literature conference

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU School of Education is hosting a Young Adult Literature Conference and Seminar June 2 through June 6.

The event will feature award-winning young adult authors and academic guest speakers.

It is the brainchild of Education Professor Steve Bickmore.

"Young adult literature has captured the imagination of the reading public and is growing in market share of published books," Bickmore said.

The workshop will provide academics who specialize in young adult literature the opportunity to collaborate on projects and publications that will advance the field.

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