Featured image: Melissa Coffey signing advance copies at the 2022 Texas Library Association Conference.
I have been the program’s mentor twice, most recently working with the wonderful Carol Kim.
We’re wrapping up our picture book biography series with two more Austin authors, Gloria Amescua, author of Child Of The Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter Of The Nahua, illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh (Abrams, 2021) and Carol Kim, author of King Sejong Invents an Alphabet,
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Submitting queries can sometimes feel like tossing a bottled message into the ocean: you’re not sure when or if you’ll get a reply.
Through social media authors now have additional avenues for connecting with publishing gatekeepers.
I recently interviewed upcoming debut