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A Conversation with Kao Kalia Yang, Author of Somewhere in the Unknown World: A Collective Refugee Memoir

Wed Nov 11 2020

Kalia Yang is the author of several works for adults and children, using her voice to give words to those who don’t have written words, or who don’t have the opportunity to have their stories heard. View at hippocampusmagazine »

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Interview: Rebecca Fish Ewan, Author of Doodling for Writers

Wed Nov 11 2020

Rebecca Fish Ewan's book taught me that doodling can be more satisfying than I ever imagined. View at hippocampusmagazine »

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TBR Tuesday: Ana on the Edge by AJ Sass

Tue Oct 20 2020

Wonderful Middle Grade Nonbinary Novel Read more »

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Business of Writing Podcast Guest Appearance

Fri Sep 25 2020

Listen to me discuss writing and publishing on the Business of Writing podcast. View at businessofwritingpodcast »

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New Release! Skunk and Badger by Amy Timberlake

Mon Sep 14 2020

This early Middle-Grade story explores what to do when you find out you were wrong in a big way. Read more »

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INTERVIEW: Rebecca McClanahan, Author of In The Key of New York City

Fri Sep 11 2020

I loved the chance to discuss essays and craft with Rebecca. The use of "and" versus "or" has revolutionized my thinking about life, not just writing. View at hippocampusmagazine »

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Book Review: Grieving: Dispatches from a Wounded Country by Cristina Rivera Garza

Mon Aug 17 2020

This book is an act of resistance against the institutional violence of Mexico and the US, and shines a light on the policies that make poor Mexican bodies, especially female bodies, disposable. View at momeggreview »

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Book Review: The Distance From Four Points by Margo Orlando Littell

Tue Jul 07 2020

I think as mothers, we all have skeletons in our closets we’d prefer not to come to light, so watching the protagonist come to terms with her past helped me to reframe my own thinking about self-forgiveness. View at momeggreview »

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Watch: Feminine Rising Pride Panel

Thu Jul 02 2020

Feminine Rising Contributors Betsy Cornwell, Estella Gonzalez, Kali Lightfoot, and Bonnie Morris spoke with Co-Editor Lara Lillibridge about Queerness, Power, and Invisibility for Pride 2020. Read more »

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TBR Tuesday: In The Role of Brie Hutchens by Nicole Melleby

Tue Jun 30 2020

Let me introduce you to Brie, a complicated girl who is trying to sort out her identity, her family, and her religion. Read more »

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Feminine Rising Wins the Silver!

Wed Jun 17 2020

I'm honored and humbled to be able to help bring these wonderful women's voices to the world.  Read more »

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Dragon Brothers is Out in the World!

Wed May 27 2020

Yesterday was my scheduled release for Dragon Brothers, but we had some last-minute technical difficulties, so I went with the whole lie low and cover your head and wait for things to magically sort themselves out. I'm happy to say it is all sorted and finally available. Read more »

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