YSU English Festival

The 2023 YSU English Festival - 45th English Festival - April 19, 20, and 21, 2023

During the summer, the YSU English Festival Committee will be reviewing books for the 2023 Festival. We welcome input regarding the suggested titles. Email: info@ysuenglishfestival.org 

Thomas and Carol Gay Guest Lecturers - Rita Williams-Garcia & Chris Crutcher

James A. Houck Guest Lecturer - Eliot Schrefer 

English Festival 2023 Preliminary Booklist

Schrefer, Eliot.  Rescued

Schrefer, Eliot.  Threatened

Schrefer, Eliot.  Endangered

Schrefer, Eliot.  Darkness Outside Us

Crutcher, Chris.  Loser’s Bracket

Crutcher, Chris. Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

Crutcher, Chris.  King of the Mild Frontier

Crutcher, Chris.  Deadline

Williams-Garcia, Rita.  One Crazy Summer

Williams-Garcia, Rita.  Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

Williams-Garcia, Rita.  Jumped

Zoboi, Ibi, ed.  Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Colbert, Brandy.  Black Birds in the Sky

Freeman, Megan E.  Alone

Halse Anderson, Laurie.  Shout

Callender, Kacen.  King and the Dragonflies

Leyh, Kat.  Snapdragon

Stevenson, Noelle.  Nimona

Johnson, Varian.  The Parker Inheritance

Nix, Garth.  The Left-Handed Booksellers of London

Black, Holly.  White Cat

Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola.  The Hero Next Door: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology