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Writing the books I never got to read #DontGiveUp

A lot of times writers are asked why they write, or–as Daniel Jose Older put it at Kweli’s Children’s Writers of Color Conference yesterday–why they came into the game. I’ve said it before, but it rings truer now: I came into the game to write the books I never got to read. And if not to… Read more »

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Dear Cinderella (2015), Where Are All the POC?

Happy New Year, Readers! I can’t believe 2015 (the year I graduate college!!!) is finally here. As many of you probably noticed, I’ve been MIA for a while, but I’m fully recharged and thrilled to begin a new year. As such there’s something I’ve been meaning to get off my chest. I figured what better… Read more »