YALSA hosts YA Author Coffee Klatch at ALA Annual

Contact: Stephanie Kuenn

Communications Specialist, YALSA

(312) 280-2128



For Immediate Release

May 20, 2008

YALSA hosts YA Author Coffee Klatch at ALA Annual

CHICAGO —Tickets are still available for the YA Author Coffee Klatch, presented by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif.

Attendees will mingle in an informal breakfast setting with more than 25 popular young adult authors whose books have appeared on YALSA’s Best Books for Young Adults list. A complete list of authors, as well as details on other YALSA events at ALA Annual Conference, can be found on the YALSA wiki by visiting
http://wikis.ala.org/yalsa and clicking on “YALSA at the 2008 ALA Annual Conference.”

Tickets cost $19 and can be purchased by visiting
www.ala.org/annual and choosing “Special Events.” The event begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 29, in the California Pavilion B of the Anaheim Hilton Hotel.

For more than 50 years, YALSA has been the world leader in selecting books, videos, and audio books for teens. For more information about YALSA or for lists of recommended reading, viewing and listening, go to
www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists, or contact the YALSA office by phone, (800) 545-2433, ext. 4390, or e-mail: