A discussion of sexual harassment in children’s publishing and, for inspiration, a roundup of two recent movies featuring women who fight back.
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
Examining autism representation in a new middle grade novel with an autistic secondary character and why we need #ownvoices.
Several years ago, a group of teachers, librarians, and reviewers with long experience in diversity and children’s literature got together to create the... Read More
Parallels between my favorite eateries that have gone out of business and fresh, brave small press publishers of young adult books that couldn’t survive.