Information on YALSA's publications, including YALS, the division's award-winning quarterly journal; books; pamphlets; and electronic publications. You can also propose publications and articles to YALSA using this page.

YALSA publishes:

Interested in publishing with YALSA? Contact YALSA accepts manuscripts on library services for young adults for both of its journals and for consideration to publish as a book. YALSA does not publish fiction of any type.


YALSA offers multiple platforms for advertising:

YALSA's advertising representative is Bill Spilman at Innovative Media Solutions. For information on advertising with YALSA, please download our media kit (PDF).

For advertising queries, please contact:

Bill Spilman

Innovative Media Solutions

320 W. Chestnut St.

P.O. Box 399

Oneida, IL, 61567

toll-free number 1-877-878-3260

YALSA boasts a diverse member base:

  • 59 percent work in public libraries
  • 33 percent work in school libraries
  • 4 percent work in academic libraries
  • 39 percent of YALSA's members serve in a supervisory capacity at their libraries
  • 64 percent of YALSA members have more than seven years' library experience; 34 percent have 16 years or more.
  • 10 percent of YALSA's members (and YALS readers) are MLIS students