YA Author Directory
We’ve just updated our list of YA authors on Tumblr!
If you’re an author who would like to be added, send us an email at yahighway at gmail dot com. And if you spot someone we left out, send us a note or an ask or a tweet or whatever other mode of communication floats your boat.
Except for phone calls. Never phone calls. *shudder*
It’s been awhile since we’ve updated this list — if you want to be listed, let us know! And if you just want to follow some individual Highwayers, here we are:
former or on hiatus members:
As a young book-devourer, the first “Muslim” YA novel I read was a Jewish one - a Judy Blume. Until that moment, I’d read books with the firm expectation that they should take me away into another world.
To be, for the first time, taken into my own world was eye-opening. There were actually other girls out there who balanced friendships at their synagogues (mosques) with friendships at school? Girls who worried about how much of their Jewish (Muslim) selves they should introduce to their “regular” friends?
I wasn’t the only one who felt like me?— From Jewish (Muslim) to Ms. Marvel: A Brief Survey of YA with Muslim Characters, by Sajidah