New YA Publishing Imprint, Sourcebooks Fire!

Sourcebooks publishing is introducing a new imprint for young adult literature. It’s called Sourcebooks Fire! The website to go along with it,, has a couple of interesting pieces of news that may appeal to teen readers.

One is a writing contest for teens that will accept submissions from February 1 to February 28, 2010. Sourcebooks Fire! is also searching for teens to give editorial input into the titles they choose to print. Here’s a description from the website of what review board members do:

“What you’ll get to do:

• Make editorial suggestions on novels in progress • Give feedback on covers in progress • Discuss books with other teens as smart and cool as you are—long before the books are in stores • Participate in the publishing industry • Meet authors, editors, and designers • Shape the next wave of teen fiction”
For complete details of how you can be eligible and apply to be a member of the teen review board, visit You can also take part in discussion groups of  Sourcebooks Fire! books.

One Response to New YA Publishing Imprint, Sourcebooks Fire!

  1. Great post, Cindy!!
    As a Sourcebooks Fire author, I greatly appreciate it – and I think the teen involvement portion is just so cool. Go Sourcebooks!

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