John Madormo, North Central College assistant professor of broadcast communications and general manager of WONC-FM 89.1, was a panelist at the ninth annual Young Adult (YA) Literature Conference at the Hotel Arista in Naperville Sept. 29. Madormo was joined by young adult authors Paul Griffin, Jennifer Allison, Harlan Cohen and T. M. Goeglein as part of the Mystery panel.
The daylong gathering of authors and educators interested in the best and newest in young adult literature was sponsored by Anderson’s Bookshops and was open to the public. The conference featured breakout sessions on fascinating topics, book talks on the best new YA, author panels and book-signing opportunities.
Madormo joined North Central’s faculty in 1980. He earned his B.A. from Northern Illinois University.