In the latest installment of my Trans Authors Interviews, I talk with Rivers Solomon about their book “An Unkindness of Ghosts.”
For Banned Books Week, Jamie LaRue, Director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom, writes to banned author, Jay Asher with gratitude for his courage, compassion, and persistence.
For Banned Books Week, Ann K. G. Brown, RUSA President, writes to banned author, Leslea Newman on the importance of diverse representation on our library shelves.
For Banned Books Week, Jamie Campbell Naidoo, ALSC President, writes to banned author, Todd Parr with gratitude for his message of belonging, peace, and acceptance in his vibrant books.
Born in Wisconsin on Sept 21, 1975, Craig came of age during the grunge 90s and like may Gen Xers, sought to find meaningful work. For Craig, that meant being a storyteller and an artist and he has had success.
Roald Dahl would be 102 tomorrow. He is one of the best selling authors of all time. His works need no introduction – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The Witches, The BFG, The Twits and George’s Marvellous Medicine – to name only a few.
Discovering LGBTQ themed books probably won’t make anyone ‘more queer,’ but it just may help patrons from feeling alone. Your library shelves can make all the difference in the world, and here’s hoping these six strategies help keep the rainbow visible.
Happy Birthday to Alex Haley, celebrated author of Roots.
By: Alex Falck This is the third in an ongoing series of interviews with trans authors. You can find other interviews in the series here. I wasn’t planning to interview […]
Amy Tan – “I am a writer compelled by a subconscious neediness to know, which is different from a need to know. The latter can be satisfied with information. The former is a perpetual state of uncertainty and a tether to the past”