This is How We Do It follows the real lives of seven kids from Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia for a single day.
I recently returned to live in the Washington D.C. area after a three-year stint living in Durban, South Africa.
Why Durban, you ask? Most people do. That is definitely a story I will be writing one day – so you’ll have to stay tuned for that one.
My first picture book,
The first of a four-installment dialogue with Ambelin and Cynthia.
Our focus is on the creative life and process,
speculative fiction, diversity, privilege, indigenous literature, and books for young readers.
I am an Aboriginal author, illustrator and law academic who comes from the Palyku people of Australia.
#WorldKidLit Month image (c) Elina Braslina
September is #WorldKidLit Month, a time to notice if world literature is reaching kids in the form of translations.
Leading the effort are Cairo-based writer Marcia Lynx Qualey,
This month, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content in Singapore will feature Cynsations’ own Cynthia Leitich Smith speaking on “The Irresistible Fantastical Supernatural: Writing a World that Beckons.”
Also featured at AFCC 2016 will be Cathy Hirano,
His other titles include the picture books One Child,
Since 1978, Doug Cushman has illustrated over 130 children’s books, 30 or so of which he wrote as well.
Among his many honors,
Photo by Peter Nash
Susan Eaddy works in her attic studio writing picture books and playing with clay. She was an art director for fifteen years, during which time she won international 3D illustration awards and a Grammy nomination.
By Patti Buff
for SCBWI Bologna 2016
and Cynthia Leitich Smith‘s Cynsations
Kathleen Ahrens was born in the suburbs of New York City and aspired to be an astronaut and to live in a skyscraper. Poor eyesight led her to forgo the first dream,
Marian Schwartz is a master translator of Russian literature into English. Active in PEN and past president of the American Literary Translators Association, she has translated more than seventy books including the bestseller The Last Tsar by Edvard Radzinsky and a re-translation of Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy.