How do you figure out who you are when everyone around you has already made up their mind? Clayton Zane Comber (100 Remarkable Feats of Xander Maze), Sophie Gonzales (If This Gets Out) and Kay Kerr (Social Queue) have created protagonists grappling with the complexities of life, love and fame on the confusing road to adulthood. When it comes to the messier corners of the teen experience, what comfort and solace can be found in books? And how much can stories help us in starting the next chapter of our lives? In conversation with Sydney Writers’ Festival Youth Curator Madeline Grabowski.