I’m not one of those authors who goes around tooting my own horn. My grandmother taught me the value of modesty and warned me that “what goes up must come... Read More
Celebration of the blog’s fourth anniversary with popular posts and an announcement of three forthcoming translations.
A summary of the PEN “Won’t Know Much About History” panel on children’s historical fiction at the Brooklyn Book Festival and meeting small press YA publishers.
This is not what I wanted to return home to — the images of two African-American men gunned down by white police officers in as many days. We protest the killings... Read More
My day at the 86th Lisbon Book Fair, where I checked out Portugal’s publishers and bought more books than I can carry home.