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GIVEAWAY! IN THE BEGINNING: The Story of “Babylon”

TL;DR: I’M GIVING AWAY FREE BOOKS! I recently announced that a story of mine will be published in an anthology in October. It comes out later this month. Here is the story of how I wrote it and grappled with it. Almost two years ago, I was a high school senior in an AP Literature class. My… Continue reading GIVEAWAY! IN THE BEGINNING: The Story of “Babylon”

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9 Bite-Sized Reviews of Multicultural Young Adult “Classics”

In the spring of 2016, I took ENG 385: Multicultural Young Adult Literature. I took the class because I love YA lit and it satisfied an “around the world” literature requirement, and I knew I would enjoy it, but I didn’t know how much I would learn. As I read all of the books assigned… Continue reading 9 Bite-Sized Reviews of Multicultural Young Adult “Classics”