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You are invited to submit a research paper for possible inclusion in an anthology of critical essays on YA fantasy, paranormal, and dystopian literature. YA literature has a significant influence on today’s teens; yet, only recently have critics begun to view it as more than a passing trend. This book aims to provide a better understanding of the appeal of YA fantasy, paranormal, and dystopian literature and offers a chance to present a critical review of contemporary YA literature thought the application of literary theory. You will need to indicate your intention to submit your full paper by email to the editor with the title of the paper, authors, and abstract. The full manuscript, as PDF file, should be emailed to the editor by the deadline indicated below. Authoring guidelines will be mailed to you after we receive your letter of intent. Please feel free to contact the editor, Symantha Reagor, if you have any questions/concerns.

Theme: YA fantasy, paranormal, and dystopian literature

Intent to Submit: August 1, 2012
Abstract: October 1, 2012
Full Version: February 1, 2013
Decision Date: April 1, 2013
Final Version: August 1, 2013

Editor: Symantha Reagor email: