All our 3-person panel events will be held in the Department of Mysteries in the Ministry of Magic (aka the Committee Rooms, Civic Centre). It is upstairs but there is a lift, and loos. Capacity will be about 120 people, first-come-first-served.
10.50-11.45 Out of the Past: the age of the Tudors & Stuarts in YA with Jonathan Weil, Jane Hardstaff, Ally Sherrick, chaired by Andrew Prentice (yes, four authors in this event but two are co-authors!)
12.00-12.55 The Social Network: relationships in a digital age – Fox Benwell, Alice Oseman, chaired by Nicci Cloke
13.10-14.05 Multiplicity: innovative ways of exploring identity in YA – Kathryn Evans, Jeannie Waudby, chaired by Hilary Freeman
14.20-15.15 There Will Be Blood: murder and other crimes in YA – Tanya Byrne, Simon Mason, chaired by Martyn Bedford
15.30-16.25 The Hurt Locker: love, loss and coping – Sarah Alexander, Jenny Downham chaired by Clare Furniss
16.40-17.35 Little Women: fantasy, gender, power and constraint – Alywn Hamilton, Zöe Marriott, chaired by Samantha Shannon
17.50-18.45 Space Odyssey: the resurgence of YA sci-fi – Kat Elllis, SF Said, chaired by Lauren James