Charlene Willing McManis,
photo by Pam Vaughn
By Katherine Quimby
If the collective noun for writers is a plot, then several subplots are mourning the loss of one of their own.
Charlene Willing McManis died May 1, 2018, at home in the small Vermont town where she had lived for the past 30-plus years. In addition to her family and friends, Charlene leaves a Vermont writing community,
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Laura Pegram, Kweli Journal Executive Director
By Traci Sorell
I am honored to showcase Kweli Journal and its Executive Director, Laura Pegram, on Cynsations.
Kweli’s The Color of Children’s Literature Conference for Native/POC emerging writers and illustrators will take place in New York City on April 6 and April 7.
I first attended this conference in 2016 just after I sold my first picture book.
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