Danielle Binks

Danielle Binks is an editor, book blogger, literary agent and youth literature advocate. She edited and contributed to Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology, of new Australian young adult writing by some of Australia’s favourite YA authors and inspired by the grassroots #LoveOzYA movement, which is currently shortlisted in the Inky Awards. Find her at daniellebinks.com.

What’s In A Name: The End of the Centre for Youth Literature

Are Writer’s Festivals Catering for the Next Generation?

Strengthening the Spirit: Jared Thomas’ Songs that Sound Like Blood


Finding Books for Young Readers: The Readings Children’s Book Prize

Agent Carter and the future of the female superhero

Young Adult Literature: genre is not readership

Disability or superpower? Deaf identity in YA

Books that take you there: YA literary tourism

Mean girls, bullies and private school privilege: Alice Pung’s Laurinda

Nepotism, bullying and stalking: When online reviews go bad

Race, growing up and Nona and Me

‘YA-bashing’: sexism meets elitism

Beyond ableism and ignorance: disability and fiction

By teens, for teens: the Inky Awards

Review: The Boy’s Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew

How to buy books for young adults

Fan-Girling Over Super Heroines

Australia Needs Diverse Books

We Read To Know We Are Not Alone: Examining the Lack of LGBTQI Characters in Australian Youth Literature

YA is the New Black

Who run the book world? GIRLS!

The Fault in the Cult of John Green

Where are all the great young adult TV shows?

Magabala Books and the importance of Indigenous YA literature

The young adult books of my young adulthood

A children’s lit prize of one’s own

The fault with a sick-lit debate

Graphic novels and ‘reluctant readers’

Let’s talk about Speak

Alex Award: introducing teen readers to adult books

Why children’s and YA literature deserves more media attention

All grown up: a brief history of The Little Bookroom

Written for teenagers, censored by adults: an interview with Dianne Touchell

The adult vs children’s lit debate: an interview with Morris Gleitzman

Discovering YA

Glory books

Adults: Young and New

Dear Jennifer Byrne…

Waiting for Jellicoe

The dark divide of YA fiction

You are not alone: Why we need more Indigenous writers and characters in Australian YA

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