November 2019 YA Workshop

WHEN: November 16th, 2019 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

WHERE: Queen Anne Baptist Church 2011 1st Ave. North
Seattle, WA 98109

COST: $135 (price goes up to $160 after September 15th!)

The Hate U Give! The Hunger Games! A certain boy wizard! In 20 years, YA has gone from “neither here nor there” to a large part of the bookstore, and some of the biggest deals in publishing. Come learn about writing and publishing YA fiction from author Rachel Lynn Solomon and Kidlit agent Stacey Kondla in a cozy one-day workshop in the heart of Seattle.


Apply For a Scholarship

Stacey Kondla

Stacey has been in the book business for 16 years. Her experience includes working as a Field Representative for Scholastic Book Fairs, managing the IndigoKids department at two different Chapters/Indigo (Canada’s largest book retailer) stores, freelance editing, and serving on the organizing committee of When Words Collide (A Festival for Readers and Writers). Stacey is an associate agent with The Rights Factory and specializes in children’s books – picture books through to young adult and graphic novels, fiction and non-fiction.

Rachel Lynn Solomon

Rachel Lynn Solomon writes, tap dances, and collects red lipstick in Seattle, Washington. She is the author of the YA novels You’ll Miss Me When I’m GoneOur Year of Maybe, and the forthcoming Today Tonight Tomorrow, all from Simon & Schuster. You can find her online at and on Twitter @rlynn_solomon