Dystopian Future Society

What Defines a Dystopian Society?

Dystopian future societies are all the rage in young adult fiction right now, ever since Hunger Games hit the bookshelves.  The question is if the topic still appeals to readers or if it's already passe.  And for us writers out there who have written a young adult novel, what exactly constitutes a setting of dystopian society?  How do we know if we should be identifying our book that way or not? I recently attended the MD/DE/WV chapter's conference for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.  It was a great conference, full of prospective new writers all willing to talk...

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