June 9, 2018 – 7:00 PM Big Blue Marble Bookstore 551 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19119 With Alex London and Amanda Foody June 12, 2018 – 6:00 PM Porter Square Books Betwixt & Be Teen Book Club 25 White Street Cambridge, MA 02140 With Malinda Lo, Mackenzi Lee, and Sara Farizan June 11, 2018 – […]
Hey hey hey!! I am going on tour for ALL OUT, and we’re working on booking dates. Here are some I already have, and I’ll be sharing more dates and info soon!! March 21, 2018 IYG/Indianapolis Public Library Pop-Up Library 6:00PM – 8:00PM 3733 N. Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46208 May 3, 2018 Kendallville Public […]
NKYA Fest March 3
Very excited to announce I will be at Kenton County Public Library’s NKYA Fest from 1pm – 5pm, on March 3, 2018! I’ll be joining amazing authors like Mindy McGinnis, Kristen Simmons, Liz Coley, Francesca Zappia and more! I hope to see you there! NKYA Fest March 3, 2018, 1pm – 5PM Kenton County Public […]
BOOKLIST loves ALL OUT!!
I am SO thrilled to announce that ALL OUT got a spectacular review from BOOKLIST. We’re essential, y’all!!!!
New Appearances and Available Dates
APPEARANCES | TESTIMONIALS | FEES | AVAILABLE PROGRAMS | CALENDARBooFest at Brightwood Library “Indiana Haunts and Folklore” 5:00PM 435 N Sherman Drive Indianapolis, IN 46218 SCHOOL HOURS VISIT SCHEDULE My 2017-2018 school visit calendar is full except for the following dates: March 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2018 March 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2018
I’ve completely overhauled the APPEARANCES section of my website to include more information about fees, available workshops, and more! Please check it out!
Saundra, Thank you for your detailed, thoughtful response to our invitation to have this dialogue. Your commitment to fair, balanced, and unbiased reviews for LGBTQA+ young adults is evident and much appreciated. We see the damaging flaws in our reviews that you have pointed out. Your comments are absolutely correct, and we are sincerely sorry for […]
The Pattern of Bias in VOYA Magazine reviews of LGBTQIA+ Literature for Teens: An Open Letter
I sent this letter to VOYA publisher Edward Kurdyla, co-owner and reviews editor Lisa Frueh Kurdyla, Editor in Chief RoseMary Ludt, and to VOYA’s editorial board, Ellsworth Carman Rockefeller, Paula Brehm-Heeger, Pam Spencer Holley, Teri S. Lesesne, Diane Tuccillo and Deborah Taylor on the evening of Thursday, October 20, 2016. ________________________________________________________________________ Dear VOYA Magazine and Editorial Board, Because you invited me […]
Northern Kentucky YA Book Festival October 22, 2016 1PM – 5PM Lloyd Memorial High School 450 Bartlett Ave., Erlanger, KY 41018 Meet & Greet, Q&A Sessions, Book signing NaNoWriMo Halfway Party Greenwood Public Library November 15, 2016 6PM – 9PM 310 S Meridian St, Greenwood, IN 46142 Party, Presentation & Writing Time Indiana Historical Society […]
Boycotting VOYA Magazine: Targeted YA Titles & Links
You are welcome to reproduce these lists in part or in full, on any platform, without attribution. TARGETED TITLES The titles featuring f/f relationships that Phoebe North identified with mature content warnings in VOYA Magazine, while other contemporaneous titles with sex on the page, heterosexual sex, sex between boys, and human/alien sex, did not receive […]
Boycotting VOYA Magazine: VOYA Leadership Contacts
Please remember that boycott correspondence should be polite, professional and precise. You are welcome to reproduce this list in part or in full, on any platform, without attribution. VOYA Magazine Staff Edward Kurdyla Publisher & Co-Owner, VOYA Magazine email@example.com Lisa Frueh Kurdyla Co-Owner and Reviews Editor, VOYA Magazine firstname.lastname@example.org RoseMary (Honnold) Ludt Editor in Chief, VOYA […]
Boycotting VOYA Magazine (Updated)
I’d like to take a moment to talk about why I’m encouraging the YA community to participate in a boycott campaign to contact VOYA Magazine‘s advertisers. (A boycott action list is available here, with all their recent advertisers, e-mail addresses, and Twitter handles here .) I had a very good conversation with a youth librarian […]