Elections for the European Parliament take place this weekend, and in many of the EU countries, anti-democratic and neo-fascist parties are poised to increase their... Read More
A discussion of several new YA novels set in Russia and Eastern Europe during and after the fall of Communism. Is this a new trend?
Since becoming co-chair of the PEN Translation Committee, I’ve been working on some new initiatives that draw from my experience as a writer of my own fiction and... Read More
An analysis of the historical and contemporary underpinnings of Samira Ahmed’s bestselling YA novel Internment.
For Autism Acceptance Month, cautionary tales in film and literature as well as positive models of disability inclusion.
An introduction to the diverse, inclusive 2019 We Are KidLit Summer Reading List, with a focus on the many bilingual books on the list.