Diversity in YA

July 30th, 2012

I’m repeating myself, but as I just posted on Twitter, there’s going to be a panel on Diversity in YA at LeakyCon. I’m moderating. And so I ask you, what shall we talk about? What are important questions to ask? Points to raise? Topics to discuss? Please bear in mind, that I mean to include […]

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Lili Wilkinson, Stonewall Book Award Honoree

July 25th, 2012

As you may recall, in January at the ALA Midwinter convention, I was thrilled to hear that Lili Wilkinson‘s PINK was a Stonewall Honor book. Recently, at the ALA Annual convention, the awards were given out, and though neither Lili nor I could be there to accept the honor, her amazing editor Anne Hoppe of […]

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Comic Con Review, Wrap-Up, and SWAG!

July 20th, 2012

Wooohooo! I’m back, and we had an amazing time at ComicCon. How amazing? Well, I felt like this for most of it: Seriously? Yes, seriously. I also got a chance to meet one of my writing heroes, Jane Espenson, who tweeted a picture of my son to her followers and then showed it to Alan […]

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Off to Nerd Prom!

July 10th, 2012

At long last, I’m off to San Diego tomorrow for Comic-Con, and the exciting opportunity to meet several of my clients for the first time. And yes, I may be dressed as Kaylee from Firefly, toting a tiny Wash playing with plastic dinosaurs, but it’s going to be great, I’m sure of it! If you’re […]

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More review attention for Travis!

July 9th, 2012

This time, from Publisher’s Weekly! Doller debuts with a timely novel that carves new ground out of the saturated teen romance and post-war trauma genres. Travis is home in southwest Florida, on leave from Afghanistan and dealing with the death of his best friend and fellow soldier Charlie, the breakup of his parents’ marriage, and […]

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