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The Latitude Festival teams up with C.J. Daugherty

C.J. DaughertyThe Latitude Festival (18th – 21st July 2013) has teamed up with our international bestselling YA author C.J. Daugherty to give young people the chance to achieve a nationally recognised Arts Award qualification.  They are the first festival to become an Arts Award supporter organisation.Fracture by C.J. Daugherty

C.J. Daugherty, author of the Night School series, will be talking about her career as a YA author, reading an exclusive extract from her new novel Fracture (published by Atom in August), running a story writing workshop, and taking part in a special event with 10 lucky Arts Award participants. In addition, Arts Awards participants will also have the chance to meet two other YA authors: Dawn O’Porter who will be talking about her new book Paper Aeroplanes, and horror writer Alexander Gordon Smith, author of the popular Furnace series.

Latitude FestivalAs winner of Best Family Festival 2012 and with its huge range of arts on offer, Latitude is the perfect place for teens and young people to access the arts and use their festival experience to receive their Arts Award qualification, awarded by Trinity College London in association with Arts Council England.

For more information on Latitude being the first festival to become an Arts Award supporter organisation and CJ Daugherty’s involvement, please look at the Latitude website.  Tickets are on sale now.

Latitude tickets on sale

 

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FIFTY SHADES OF YA?

I am delighted to share an insightful feature in The Telegraph by our internationally bestselling author C.J. Daugherty: FIFTY SHADES OF YA: Should teen books have ratings?

C.J. Daugherty contributes to this popular debate at a time when it looks like E.L. James’s FIFTY SHADES OF GREY could fuel a Young Adult erotica trend.

She explores the children’s book rating system idea, used by US publishers, which would make her feel more comfortable writing teenage characters that reflect the teens she knew.

CJ Daugherty is the author of Night School (Atom/Little Brown) the first in a five book YA series of political intrigue, murder and romance intended to appeal to both teens and adults. Her second book Legacy is published in January 2013.

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