Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Fall Treats Poem Drive & Contest! We enjoyed reading all of your delicious poems. They made is so hungry for things we didn’t even know we were craving! Though it was tough to pick one, we selected Deborah Rocheleau’s ode to homemade bread.
It’s that time of year again! Time for YARN’s 3rd Annual Fall Treats Poem Drive & Contest!
Celebrate fall! Win a $25 gift certificate!
We love this opportunity to collect poems that celebrate all the yummy things we enjoy in the fall–in fact, Kerri is dreaming of a pumpkin spice latte as she types this! [...]
From her highly lauded novels, “Mostly Good Girls” to “Past Perfect” and her most recent (out September 17!) “This Song Will Save Your Life,” Leila Sales knows how to capture the mindset of a teenage girl who wants to figure out how the world works in her own unique way, at her pace, with mistakes and heartbreak and love and music and academics and ice cream all mixed together. [...]
When autumn comes, we look forward to new colors, smells, treats quickly follow. And fresh YARN.
Our fall season is brimming with rebellious fiction, finely wrought teen poetry, the real-life existential dilemmas of being a fangirl–and that’s just by the writers you don’t know (yet)!
A few months ago, The National Book Foundation – who awarded us an Innovations in Reading Prize back in 2011 — invited us to contribute to their Up All Night online exhibition. This virtual history shines a light on winners and finalists of the Young People’s Literature category and strives to introduce these fantastic writers to younger [...]
Kerri wants you to read, read, read this summer, especially in the spirit of last summer’s BFSRE.
[...]Because really….few things are better than and iced beverage and great book on a hot summer afternoon. And don’t let anyone make you feel guilty for doing [...]
YARN is thrilled to share a Sara Zarr original short story, exclusive to YARN. It has everything you love about her work, in a small summery package.
When he did something it made you think you could do it, too.
Whether it was skating or writing a story or [...]
We are thrilled to share with you Ned’s latest, “Strike a Chord”—a YARN exclusive short story!
From Ned Vizzini’s first collection of essays “Teen Angst? Naaah…” to his novel “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” (now a major motion picture), there is a running theme throughout his writing—a self-aware teenager is a complex, beautiful, burdened, hilarious, resilient, layered human being.