Welcome to YA Got Mail!, our weekly link round-up. What else is happening in the YA world?
Tweet of the Week
If you’re more worried about your right to tell a story than how exploiting the pain of others impacts them, I guarantee you screwed it up.
— Justina Ireland (@justinaireland) January 27, 2016
Representation and Responsibility
Courtney Summers’ #ToTheGirls2016 campaign launched! We featured last year’s campaign, and now Summers was at the Guardian, writing about #ToTheGirls2016 and her novel All the Rage. Summers also called out rape culture for HungerTV.
Leena over at Book Breaks talked rape culture and #ToTheGirls2016.
Panels talked about Faith #1, a comic about superheroine who’s also plus-sized.
The Hub talked writing, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, and social media with Becky Albertalli.
Over at The Guardian, Clare Furniss talked How Not To Disappear and how books have changed for teenage girls since the 50s.
Cassandra Clare spoke to Publisher’s Weekly in a short four-question interview about her next novel Lady Midnight.
In the Community
NOVL shared a Which Genetically Altered Guy Is For You? quiz over at BuzzFeed in honor of Jennifer Rush’s Altered Saga.
Leila Roy reviewed Meg Medina’s Burn Baby Burn over at Kirkus Reviews.
The Sorting Hat Quiz is back on Pottermore and I’m (still) a proud Slytherin.
YA Got Mail! round-ups done by Tara Hackley and Nicole Brinkley.