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Interview: Robin Stevenson, author of PRIDE, a Middle Grade Non-Fiction Book

Pride Month Blogathon: Day 7 - Introduction to Pride Month Blogathon For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their supporters, June is a month of pride and celebration, and the high point of that month is the Pride Day Parade. Pride Day is a spectacular and colorful event. But there is a whole lot more [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|Archive, Author Interview, New Releases, Writers on Writing|0 Comments

Interview: Tehlor Kay Mejia, author of When We Set the Dark On Fire

Pride Month Blogathon: Day 2 - Introduction to Pride Month Blogathon Introductions are always a bit awkward but alas, they're kind of necessary. Lets just start with the basics shall we? My full name is Camila Rodriguez Laureano and I'm a 20 year old bookworm living in the tiny island in the Caribbean known as [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Author Interview, New Releases|0 Comments

Interview: Meredith Russo, author of IF I WAS YOUR GIRL

Trans Awareness Week Series: Day #9 Previous Posts: Reading Myself in Code by Sacha Lamb, Building Zoey's World by Anya Johanna DeNiro, We Need Trans Books… But We Really Need Trans Writers by Elliot Wake, Second Trans on the Moon by Kyle Lukoff, How the Fox Became by Fox Benwell, Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Teen Voices|Comments Off on Interview: Meredith Russo, author of IF I WAS YOUR GIRL

Interview: Alex Gino, author of GEORGE

Trans Awareness Week: Day #3 Previous Posts: The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.) This Summer I got to go to ALA in Orlando, which was an incredible and intense experience. I wrote some about how validating [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview|1 Comment

Interview: Anna-Marie McLemore, author of When The Moon Was Ours

When I (Vee) was at BEA this Summer, I had the marvelous opportunity to meet and interview Anna-Marie McLemore. We had been chatting about trans & queer YA for a few months on Twitter, so it was LOVELY to be able to meet her in person. Her book When the Moon Was Ours (which [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, New Releases, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Interview: Anna-Marie McLemore, author of When The Moon Was Ours

Interview: E.M. Kokie, author of RADICAL

While I was at ALA, I (Vee) had the chance to meet and interview the fantastic E.M. Kokie. E.M. Kokie is the author of Radical, Personal Effects, and has stories in the Violent Ends  anthology as well as the Things I'll Never Say: Stories About Our Secret Selves anthology. I had a fabulous time interviewing her-- [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, New Releases|Comments Off on Interview: E.M. Kokie, author of RADICAL

Interview: C.B. Lee & Rachel Davidson Leigh

Bisexual Awareness Week Series Day #3 – Previous Posts: Introduction -- Duality, YA, and Crumpled Stickers -- Let's Push For More Nuanced Bi+ Representation Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee & Hold by Rachel Davidson Leigh are both ALL THE WAY UP on our TBRs! Today, we're so excited to have BOTH of these authors [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Author Interview, New Releases, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Interview: C.B. Lee & Rachel Davidson Leigh

Blog Tour & Giveaway: Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

Today we're very lucky to have C.B. Lee answering a few questions about Not Your Sidekick for the official blog tour! All of us at GayYA are SO EXCITED for this book! Hi C.B., thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself, your background, and your current book. Hello there! Thank you [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, Fun Things, New Releases|Comments Off on Blog Tour & Giveaway: Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

GayYA Recommends Interview + Giveaway: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Our newest GayYA Recommends title is Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown. (That means it's our next #GayYABookClub read, too!) Georgia Peaches hits shelves tomorrow (8/30) but we still have an ARC & some awesome swag! So we're doing a flash giveaway. How to enter: Share one reason you're excited about Georgia [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, New Releases|Comments Off on GayYA Recommends Interview + Giveaway: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Interview: Liz Kessler, author of Read Me Like a Book

I got the chance to interview Liz Kessler, author of the YA novel Read Me Like A Book, and the two middle-grade series Emily Windsnap and, Phillipa's Fairy Godsister. Read Me Like A Book is, in Liz's words, about "a girl going from her last boyfriend to her first girlfriend via a major crush on [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, New Releases, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Interview: Liz Kessler, author of Read Me Like a Book