Keeping It Real: The Grittiness of Contemporary YA
Paul Volponi offers an overview of contemporary realistic YA fiction....
YOUNG ADULT & CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
Paul Volponi is a writer, teacher, and journalist living in New York City. He is the author of 11 novels for young adults. He has taught writing to incarcerated teens at Rikers Island and teens in drug treatment programs. As a journalist he covers thoroughbred horse racing for The Blood-Horse.