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I write because I had no voice growing up.

I write because I had no voice growing up. I write because I didn’t see myself reflected – lesbian, feminist, rape & torture survivor – yet books helped save me. I write to help others know they are not alone & it can get better. I write to have a voice.#WhyIWrite #BelieveSurvivors

#WeNeedDiverseBooks

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LOVE YAlit Author Ava Jae’s Post: On The Lack of Chronic Illness Rep In YA

I LOVE this post by ‪#‎YAlit‬ author Ava Jae On The Lack of Chronic Illness Rep In YA, and I’m honored that she included Parallel Visions in her list. We need to change the message that’s out there in YA … Continue reading

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I am honored SCARS is in a B&N blog post: “8 Great YAs About Mental Health Issues” #YAsaves #WeNeedDiverseBooks

I am honored that SCARS is included in a thoughtful B&N blog post: “8 Great YAs About Mental Health Issues” written by Dahlia Adler. Dahlia includes some powerful YA books on various mental health issues, including Wintergirls by Laurie Halse … Continue reading

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#WeNeedDiverseBooks because….

I believe so strongly that we need diversity in books. I hope you do, too. Join in the discussion through the Twitter Chat on May 2nd at 2pm (EST) using the hashtag #WeNeedDiverseBooks. Share your thoughts on the issues with … Continue reading

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