The weekly web ramble (1/9)

Links from the web jungle


– Eric Smith of Quirk Books shares his anticipated early 2015 YA debuts

Why Norman, OK matters

The #SVYALit project


Sana Amanat talks myths, misfits, and masks

Marjorie Liu introduces Monstress, her new series at Image

Robin McKinley tackles’s pop quiz at the end of the universe

Malinda Lo on self-rejection and writing from a marginalized perspective

Fiona Staples, the artist behind Saga, shares her process


All Falls Down

– Read the first thirty pages of All Fall Down by Ally Carter

Playlist for the Dead

– Check out the first five chapters of Playlist for the Dead by Michelle Falkoff 

The Just City

– Read an excerpt from The Just City by Jo Walton

What the Moon Said

– Check out the first twenty pages of What the Moon Said by Gayle Rosengren