I received my #KidsNeedMentors match for this year and look forward to working with a sixth grade class, Lego included.
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
It’s back-to-school week here in New York, and my daughter is preparing for her first class of fifth graders who will arrive tomorrow. And I’m scheduling my... Read More
How I encouraged middle school writers in a workshop to share their writing and engage with each other’s work in a positive way.
The importance of #ownvoices authors and their literature of witness for a new generation of African-American teens as we confront a nation in crisis.