Tag Archives: Young-adult fiction

Check out the First Futuredaze Review!

Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction is set to release on February 12, 2013, which is only two short months away! (Where did the time go?) In the meantime, reviews are starting to come in for the anthology, the … Continue reading

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Andre Norton Award Interview – Signal Boost

“What’s the Andre Norton Award?” you ask. Author Pheobe North did a great interview with author E.C. Myers about the Science Fiction Writers of America’s Andre Norton Award (which recognizes excellent in young adult science fiction and fantasy). It’s a … Continue reading

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Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction has a Shiny New Cover!

It has been a long time since the last Underwords post, but rest assured that we’ve been very busy working on Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction as well as a few other projects that you should see here soon. … Continue reading

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Last Chance for the Futuredaze Kickstarter

As of this posting, we have about 50 hours left in our Kickstarter for Futuredaze. We’ve hit our initial goal which is fantastic. We also hit our secondary goal of getting 100 backers/pre-orders for Futuredaze. In these final 50 hours, … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Count Down, Futuredaze Submissions Closing Soon, & Book Cover Update

With 13 days left on our Kickstarter project, we are only $260 away from our goal. While we don’t want to count our chickens before they hatch, it looks like there is an excellent chance that we’ll hit our goal–which … Continue reading

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Introducing Why SF?: Underwords’ New Interview Series

I am pleased to announce that Underwords will be doing a new interview series called Why SF? This series will explore how science fiction has affected the lives of a variety of creative and influential people. Interviewees will range from … Continue reading

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Growing Up YA Lit-Style: A Personal Essay

Ilsa J. Bick, MD, a child psychologist and YA author, recently published an article on the Hunger Mountain site in which she responds to a pair of essays by Meghan Cox Gurdon, Children’s Reviewer for the Wall Street Journal, who … Continue reading

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Judging a Cover by Its Book

Don’t judge a book by its cover. How many times have we heard this old adage? How many times have we done just this sort of thing when shopping for a new book to read? I’ve done it. You’ve probably … Continue reading

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2011 Publishers Round Table

Welcome to 2011, a new year in publishing for fantasy and science fiction! The big questions for 2011 are: How did 2010 go? and What should we look for in 2011? The 2011 Publishers Round Table explores these questions are … Continue reading

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Support Young Adult Literature by Shopping at Borders Books

Thanksgiving and Black Friday are just around the corner. Following the holiday, stores are going to be offering some of the deepest discounts of the year, and that means it’s time to go shopping. One of those stores is Borders … Continue reading

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