Hey Ya

From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, the Hey YA podcast is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit.


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Ep. #4: Oh, The Youths!

Eric and Kelly talk about Malinda Lo’s annual LGBTQ YA data count, dig into the problem of the media’s take on “suicide” as a “trend” in YA, and highlight...

Ep. #3: Are The Aliens Rich?

Eric and Kelly share their tips and tricks for talking about YA with YA skeptics, talk about good and not-so-good “meets” pitches, and offer up YA horror recommendations.   ...

Ep. #2: Whatever Happened To Tookie De La Creme?

Eric and Kelly discuss YA authors who’ve successfully jumped genres, celebrity YA books, and dramatically read from Tyra Banks’s unfinished trilogy “Modelland.”     Sponsored by Everything Must Go by...

Episode #1: Jeans Are Self-Cleaning

Eric and Kelly talk about what makes a book a “YA” book, what they do and don’t want to see in an all-female film adaptation of LORD OF THE...

Episode 0: I Like It When Books Do Weird Things

Eric and Kelly talk about their first experiences reading YA and what adult authors they’d love to see pen a YA novel in this teaser episode of Hey YA....

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