Young Adult Southern Book Con

A fun, free literary event for fans of young adult and middle grade literature.

October 19, 2018

Featuring Nic Stone, author of Dear Martin, & 35 other awesome authors!

Are you an author of Young Adult or Middle Grade books?

Want to bring a group?

Meet your favorite authors, buy books, have fun!

Learn from authors at exciting, interactive panels!


See more information about sponsorship and how you can contribute.

Be social


Exciting things coming, people. Will be announcing the lineup SO SOON. And it’s AMAZING. 😍😍😍

Hey Book Lovers! YASBookCon is coming back October 19 and this year is going to be better than ever! @getnicced is headlining and it is sure to be a FANTASTIC Friday. Find more details at

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What’s YAS Book Con?

The Young Adult Southern (YAS) Book Con is a book festival just for readers of Young Adult and Middle Grade literature! The first YAS Book Con is October 20-21, 2017 from 9am-2pm (3pm Saturday) at multiple locations in downtown Bowling Green. All programming is free and open to the public.

What’s SOKY Book Fest?

YAS Book Con is a project of the SOKY Book Fest partnership. The mission of SOKY Book Fest is to encourage literacy and the love of books. Check out for more information about our other events.