Fast Facts

  1. Founded in November 2009.
  2. YALITCHAT Inc. has grants available that members can apply toward membership fees of any publishing
    related/writing organization.
  3. Started out as a weekly chat on twitter in September 2009.
  4. 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.
  5. YALTITCHAT.ORG has members from over 22 countries and in March 2011 counted over 2200 members.
  6. YALITCHAT Inc. helps published authors fund marketing activities such as school visits, tours, promo materials and more.
  7. 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.
  8. Rather than being solely writer focused, YALITCHAT is industry focused. This way, everyone benefits.
  9. 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.
  10. YALITCHAT’s member organization, HTTP://YALITCHAT.ORG is always on twenty four hours each day and seven days each week. Join us!

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