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
Ghostober S2 E4: Ellen Oh & Staring at Your Inbox by Claribel Ortega from Write or Die Podcast. Peek: “Being a writer can be so lonely….I didn’t know at the time there was a [writing] community. It took me while to find that community but once I did…everything became easier…Having a sense of community makes the hard easier…That can be the difference from those who give up and those who still try.”
Reading YA Books May Increase Empathy and Integrity by Kelly Jensen from Book Riot.