By Stephani Martinell Eaton
Welcome to middle grade authors Arianne Costner and Sarah Kapit who discuss both their publication journeys, starting from the inspiration for their debut novels, as well as their favorite craft books. And we want to wish Arianne a very happy book birthday as her debut, My Life as a Potato (Random House, 2020), comes out today!
What was your initial inspiration for writing this book?
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By Lyn Miller-Lachmann
Before becoming a translator, I wrote historical fiction set in part in Chile, a country I knew from working with exiles who had fled the Pinochet dictatorship in the 1970s and 1980s as well as with musicians inside the country who were working underground to restore democracy.
In addition to my knowledge gained from personal relationships and spending time in Chile, I read works of fiction and nonfiction by Chilean authors, Continue Reading Guest Post: Lyn Miller-Lachmann on Literature in Translation as Empowering Own Voices »
By Ambelin Kwaymullina
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.
And I am an Own Voices advocate,
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