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Book Birthdays, Feb. 9: Italian Jhumpa Lahiri & A Novel of Georgia O’Keeffe Books born yesterday, February 9, 2016:In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri, translated from Italian by Ann Goldstein: “The English translation by Ann Goldstein…participates in an exquisite duet across the...
‘‘And, for writers who are trying to challenge the pandering of the white gaze, if you have to go through a series of gatekeepers who are uniformly white, you’re going to end up with something that’s’’ — here came a considered pause — ‘‘it’s going to be tough to preserve the integrity in the end...
Blogs have a big influence on people and the world today. If you are looking to have an influence on people and the issues that affect them, blog posting may be just the thing for you. Read the advice in this guide to learn various techniques that can help you become successful at blog posting....
"My two favorite things in life are libraries and bicycles. Both move people forward without wasting anything." - Peter Golkin.
Special Series: Literary Maps   City of Origin: Taybeh (forty kilometers north of Jaffa) City of Birth: Taybeh City/Cities your grew up in: Taybeh Current Residence: New York City Your City/Cities: Taybeh, Jaffa, Jerusalem, Berlin, New York City Language(s): Arabic, English, German,...
Just finished THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, loved it. This  historical fiction novel for middle grade is such a satisfying read, full of adventure and heartbreak and compassion. I loved the characters in this book SO MUCH, and desperately want a sequel. I confess...
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First, allow me a small amount of gloating. I am usually hopeless at reading the latest releases at the time they are actually released. I’m very good at reading things … Continue reading →
(modified from an earlier post) The SCBWI Winter Conference starts in a couple of days! Even if you're not attending, you can follow the livetweet action via the hashtag #NY16SCBWI on Twitter. If you're a conference newbie who is nervous, I encourage you to browse my SCBWI Conference Newbie comics...
I'm heading for NYC for the SCBWI Winter Conference and meetings. If you're on Twitter, you can follow the action via the #NYC16SCBWI hashtag. If you see me there, please do say hi! Happy writing and illustrating, all!