- Founded in November 2009.
- YALITCHAT Inc. has grants available that members can apply toward membership fees of any publishing
- Started out as a weekly chat on twitter in September 2009.
- YALITCHAT Inc., known as YALITCHAT.ORG is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and understanding of young adult literature and culture around the world.
- YALTITCHAT.ORG has members from over 22 countries and in March 2011 counted over 2200 members.
- YALITCHAT Inc. helps published authors fund marketing activities such as school visits, tours, promo materials and more.
- We host several International chats throughout the year as well as “special” or “themed” chats like our MADE FROM AWESOME 16-Author Mega Chat and Halloween in July Spooktakular Midnight Chat.
- Rather than being solely writer focused, YALITCHAT is industry focused. This way, everyone benefits.
- We believe that everyone has a part to play in the success of young adult books. Readers, writers, booksellers, editors, teachers, librarians, parents, agents, marketers, publicists, packagers, bloggers, journalists, reviewers, etc. We believe YA is a mindset, a lifestyle, a point of view and a passion which burns deeply in us all.
- YALITCHAT’s member organization, HTTP://YALITCHAT.ORG is always on twenty four hours each day and seven days each week. Join us!