YAVA 2018 Nominations

Books published in 2017 are being considered for the 2018 Young Adult Virginia Authors (YAVA) Award, an annual literary award for excellence in writing for readers at the middle and high school level by a Virginia Author.

The deadline for entries is February 28, 2018. Three copies of nominated books must be submitted.  

  • Criteria for consideration

    • the author must reside in Virginia
    • the book must have been released during 2017
    • the book must have been written for readers in middle or high school
    • the book may be fiction, nonfiction, or poetry
    • three (3) copies of the nominated book must be submitted to Jennifer Deuell, Richmond Public Library, 101 East Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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