Diversity and Representation in Young Adult Fantasy Fiction
Ikram Belaid is a PhD candidate at University College London (UCL). Her PhD project focuses on diversity in YA fantasy fiction and publishing. Ikram’s research aims to reach a better understanding of genre expectations and the influence of publishers, social media influencers, readers, and transmedia storytelling on the representation of marginalised groups in YA fantasy.
‘We Need Diverse Names in Young Adult Fiction’, at REIYL conference 2019.
LinkedIn: Ikram Belaid