Thoughts for #kidlitwomen on the experience of an autistic author (me) and ways to make publishing a friendlier place for neurodiverse writers.
Earlier this week I attended PEN America’s 2018 Literary Awards Gala, invited because I served as a judge for the PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship... Read More
Last Friday, I typed the words “THE END” into a new young adult manuscript that I’ve been working on for most of the past year. I started it at the... Read More
A roundup of my teaching, translation, and writing in 2017 and my plans for a YA historical fiction series, now in progress.
A misunderstanding over an interview about LGBTQ+ and disabled representation in YA literature turns into a teaching moment and an opportunity.