We aim to help advance the work of independent authors who were born or now live in Yorkshire, endeavouring to improve the quality and recognition of their work worldwide.
Perfecting the books of members, be constructive with critique, be professional, offer encouragement and support.
Yield value for members by offering promotional opportunities, collective resources and quality marques that single out PYA authors as a source of excellence for readers.
Acquire the network and means to achieve PYA’s vision, make them available to members using efficient methods, with appropriate technology.
January: On the Price of Time. A conversation with author C.L.Spillard.
May: Authors Marla Skidmore and Alex Marchant discuss King Richard III.
June: Author Edwin H Rydberg takes the audience on an original Hero's Journey.
June: Author Edwin H Rydberg presents a workshop on How to Self-Publish.
October: Children's events
Autumn: Author Interviews start again in September.
Autumn: Watch for regular Coffee and Conversation opportunities with local authors in addition to more author interviews.