Rainbow Boxes co-founders Cori & Amy Rose
By Amy Rose Capetta
In 2015, it seemed like there was a slowly growing list of excellent YA books with central LGBTQ main characters–but there were clearly still barriers making it difficult for readers, especially teen readers, to find them.
Fellow YA author Cori McCarthy* and I created Rainbow Boxes to help bridge that gap,
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By Mina Witteman
Marieke Nijkamp is a storyteller, dreamer, globe-trotter, and diversity advocate.
She holds degrees in philosophy, history, and medieval studies, and wants to grow up to be a queer time traveler.
In the midnight hours of the day, Marieke writes stories full of hope and heartbreak.
She is proud to be the founder of DiversifYA and VP for We Need Diverse Books™.
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