This week's Austin Chronicle has an extensive look at YA literature here in Austin:
"Read Cynthia Leitich Smith's Tantalize series, and you may never look at those Congress Avenue bats the same way again..."
The article covers the writing community, local book clubs, Book People, APL teen programming, and Texas Book Festival YA programming.
Full article here. Also, check out my post on 2010 books by Austin authors here.