Publishing has seen an explosion of diverse voices and titles over the past decade, but with this success has come an inevitable backlash.
Grace Lin on Diversity & Inclusion
Part 2 of 2: Grace Lin on Diversity and Inclusion Grace Lin, a NY Times bestselling author/ illustrator and winner of the Children’s Literature Legacy
Meet #kidlit debut picture book author, Hayley Barrett.
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Your debut picture book, Babymoon with Candlewick Press came out on April 2, 2019. This beautiful rhyming text, filled with emotion and
Meet #kidlit debut picture book author, Kim Chaffee
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Kim Chaffee joined our SCBWI critique group a few years back and was an instant shining light in her dedication to the
Meet Kerry Madden-Lunsford, #kidlit author, teacher, and inspiration
Carol Gordon Ekster: I was so blessed to participate in Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple’s picture book boot camp in 2015 and wrote about it
Paul Czajak, Children’s Author and Critique Buddy Extraordinaire
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: My writing path crossed with Paul’s when he first joined our local NESCBWI critique group. We continued to share our writing journey
Interview with Kim Harrington, YA and MG #kidlit author
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Kim Harrington, a fan of Writers’ Rumpus, is an acclaimed author with Scholastic, Penguin, and Sterling Childrens Books. I interviewed her below.
Interview: Trisha Wooldridge
By Dianna Sanchez T.J. Wooldridge, better known as Trisha to her friends, is a science fiction and fantasy writer living in Massachusetts. She caught my
Meet Debut #kidlit Author, Katey Howes
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Katey Howes at the 2016 NESCBWI conference and her smile and warmth lit up the air around her. I’m so
Meet Linda Marshall, Children’s Author
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: When I connected with Linda, I noticed how much we have in common. For the sake of brevity, I’ll just mention these
Meet Alison Goldberg, #kidlit Picture Book Debut Author
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Alison, you are not new to writing. You have another publication with a beautiful mission, Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy: The Next Generation,
Let the Writers’ Rumpus Restart!
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