Datum
zo. 29 sep.
Tijd
13:00 - 18:00
Locatie
TivoliVredenburg
Prijs
€ 25,- | € 20 voor CJP, jongeren (<25), student, ILFU Members
Word member
Voertaal
English
Koop tickets

YALFU

YALFU is back! The Netherlands’ best YA festival will return to TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht on 28 September 2024. Our YA host Samya Hafsaoui will interview some of today’s best YA & Fantasy authors. And like every year, visitors will be able to browse the YA market, attend signing sessions, and go home with an amazing goodie bag (with a surprise book inside). So buy your ticket today, before they sell out!

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Young Adult
Datum
zo. 29 sep.
Tijd
13:00 - 18:00
Locatie
TivoliVredenburg
Prijs
€ 25,- | € 20 voor CJP, jongeren (<25), student, ILFU Members
Word member
Voertaal
English
Koop tickets

Deborah Harkness, author of the renowned All Souls trilogy, will come all the way from the USA for the event. The All Souls series is about an academic-slash-witch who finds herself embroiled in all sorts of magical events after discovering an enchanted manuscript. The popular television series A Discovery of Witches is based on the trilogy. The Dutch translation of the fifth book in the ‘trilogy’, Het teken van de vogel, will be released in August. Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé from London earned renown with her debut Ace of Spades, a book about racism at an elite boarding school that has been described as 'Get Out meets Gossip Girl’. Her third book, For Eids and a Funeral will be published in June. She wrote the enemies-to-lovers romance together with Adiba Jaigirdar. This year we will also welcome Swedish authors Johanna Lindback and Sara Ohlsson, two-thirds of the YA trio together with Lisa Bjärbo. They will talk about their recent bestseller Ugly Girls, the first book in a feminist trilogy about cyberbullying. And of course, we will also feature today’s biggest YA stars in the Netherlands. Carlie van Tongeren will tell about her new novel Alleen thuis, a story about the 15-year-old foster child Juna, which will arrive hot off the press one week before the YALFU. Lisette Kuijt will talk about the unusual journey she went through leading up to the debut of her fantasy novel De eeuwige nacht.

Doors open at 13:00, to give plenty of time for a visit to the massive book stall and wide selection of goodies at the YA market. We will announce the participating sellers soon. The on-stage programme will kick off at 14:00, followed by plenty of opportunities for book signings and browsing the market stalls. Keep an eye on our channels for the latest announcements!

Deborah Harkness - foto Marion Ettlinger
Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé - foto Joy Olugboyega
Johanna Lindbäck - foto Gustav Grail
Sara Ohlsson - foto Gustav Grail
Carlie van Tongeren - foto Tatjana Almuli
Lisette Kuijt
Samya Hafsaoui - foto Joy Hansson
Foto: Anna van Kooij
Foto: Anna van Kooij
Foto: Anna van Kooij
Foto: Anna van Kooij
Foto: Anna van Kooij