Authors talk The Hunger Games and Katniss Everdeen’s impact on YA literature

In an essay on the tenth anniversary year of┬áThe Hunger Games, YA author Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes) discusses her hero,┬áKatniss Everdeen, and the altered YA landscape in the wake of the series’s success. Along with Tahir, Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles) and Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows), too, contributed to what made Katniss and the books a phenomenon. Read excerpts from the essay … Continue reading Authors talk The Hunger Games and Katniss Everdeen’s impact on YA literature