Lin Oliver interviews Lois Lowry at SCBWI L.A. Conference
By Gayleen Rabakukk
In August, I attended my very first SCBWI international summer conference. It was truly an amazing experience, but also a bit overwhelming with nearly 1,200 people in attendance.
Thankfully, we all share a love of children’s books, making it much easier to talk with people than typical social situations.
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By Cynthia Leitich Smith
Of late I had the honor of joining Daniel José Older and Sabaa Tahir in answering questions on Diversity in YA Fantasy from Maggie Reagan from Booklist. My thoughts included:
I’ve had students ask me, “How do I write this without freaking out the white folks?” And yet authors hold back at the peril of young readers.
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