It’s Messy in the Middle: Unpacking Cultural Appropriation

It’s Messy in the Middle: Unpacking Cultural Appropriation

As an author, does the phrase “cultural appropriation” make the tiny hairs on the back of your neck stand at attention? You’re not alone.  Some conversations about cultural appropriation can feel about as useful as a pile of hot garbage. However, intentionally making space to listen to experiences with cultural appropriation has the potential to… Read more »

Kid Lit Craft: Interview with Ritu Anand

Kid Lit Craft: Interview with Ritu Anand

Hello, fellow kid lit writers! I’m coming to you this week with another fantastic author interview. Our spotlight author this time is Ritu Anand, author of the vibrant and heartfelt picture book Kara’s Dreams. I had the pleasure of interviewing her, and I can’t wait to share her incredible insight and experiences writing for kids!… Read more »

Summer Round-up Post

Summer Round-up Post

I’m a summer gal. I love the long days that seem full of possibility. They make me want to make the most out of my waking hours. This means getting my work done more quickly and efficiently so that I have more time to read, write, and do other things I love. Maybe you are… Read more »

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