New Native Imprint
Cynthia Leitich Smith named author-curator of Heartdrum at Harper
MG Short Story
Writing "Girl's Best Friend," led Cyn to adopt a real-life shelter dog
American Indian Youth Literature (YA) Award; Paperback Avail. April 14
Day 9: Tonya Engel by Don Tate from The Brown Bookstore. Peek: “[Becoming a professional black female artist]…began when I had the opportunity to work in an art supply store….I was able to explore all of the mediums and materials available.