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A Particular Invisibility

by Kayla Whaley The first essay I ever submitted won an award. A group of writing professors at my university read the piece, described it as written with “delicate emotion,” and handed me a check along with the certificate. I called home as soon as I found out, literally breathless with the news. I told [...]

By | June 19th, 2016|Archive, Author Guest Blog, Blogathon 2016, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on A Particular Invisibility

At the Crossroads of Identity: Intersectionality in Queer YA

by Tristina Wright  The other day a friend sent me the link to a book review. It was short—maybe a few sentences—but one phrase in particular stood out to me: “…too diverse for me.” The phrase was in reference to the main character’s gender identity, skin color, and sexual orientation. Merely three points of identity. [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Archive, Author Guest Blog, Blogathon 2016|Comments Off on At the Crossroads of Identity: Intersectionality in Queer YA

Cover Reveal: Screaming Down Splitsville by Kayla Bashe

Today we are thrilled to host the cover reveal of the upcoming F/F YA Screaming Down Splitsville by Kayla Bashe! Screaming Down Splitsville takes place in an alternate 1950s where two groups of people with magical powers fight for dominance. Flip, a young lesbian, thinks her healing powers are completely useless. After her escape from a [...]

By | February 12th, 2016|Archive, Cover Reveal|Comments Off on Cover Reveal: Screaming Down Splitsville by Kayla Bashe