Julia Lawrinson (Author)
Young people are passionate and learn about the world and others through their passions. Sometimes, passion tips into obsessiveness. What is the role of obsessive friendship in the development of identity and learning how to be an adult in a social context? Can obsession be healthy? Or can it be a sign of deeper problems that need addressing? Julia Lawrinson discusses the portrayal of obsession in her novels for young adults and children.
Part of Writers & Illustrators Conference (see session details)