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Urania Smith
Writer for small creatures who'll one day take over the world (insert evil laugh). 2017 WNDB (PB) Mentorship Winner. SCBWI & 12X12. Co-founder .
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WeNeedDiverseBooks 4h
FINDING JUNIE KIM by (05/04/21) | art by | design by "[When] Junie decides to interview her grandparents, she soon uncovers their unbelievable tales of bravery as kids during the Korean War." -
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Ghoulie Hedlund 20h
This will be an amazing event!
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Star Tribune Oct 23
Charges: A Boogaloo Bois fired on Minneapolis’ Third Precinct with an AK-47-style gun and screamed “Justice for Floyd” as he ran away, in part of a coordinated attack by the far-right anti-government group during unrest over the death of George Floyd.
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ColorOfChange Oct 22
Black people carry the burden of environmental hazards like these types of plants, which can leave them with the kind of health issues that make much more deadly for Black communities. Black people know environmental racism is real.
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Varian Johnson Oct 22
Hat tip to Kekla Magoon for giving me a jumping off place for my essay, "The Radical Act of 'Normalizing” Black Lives' for .
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Urania Smith Oct 22
Yay! success stories are starting to come in. Congrats !
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Urania Smith Oct 20
Check out Scholastic's open call for unagented kidlit BIPOC creators. Link to info:
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Malayna - ARIA JONES & THE GUARDIAN'S WEDJA is out Oct 14
The Fall Prarie Wind is a must read, featuring local authors and more yummy deliciousness. Check it out!
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Angie Thomas Oct 14
Graphic novels are novels. I don't give a crap what kinda format a kid reads in as long as a kid reads.
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Urania Smith Oct 14
Thank you!
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Urania Smith Oct 13
Replying to @UraniaSmith
Event link above. Direct link to New Voices Grant:
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Urania Smith Oct 13
New Voices Grant
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Ghoulie Hedlund Oct 11
Hey and . Our own needs our help. Her 12 yo daughter has an inoperable brain tumor. Help Cassidy get a therapy dog to comfort her through her chemo treatments.
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Urania Smith Oct 12
SCBWI is offering 15 scholarships for underrepresented voices to the Non Fiction Smithsonian Workshop, November 6-7. Anyone can apply who meets the criteria of being a BIPOC and who is previously unpublished in trade non-fiction. Deadline is October 15.
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Justina Ireland Oct 12
GOOD MORNING! I’m excited to reveal to all of you (well, the rest of you, newsletter subscribers saw this last week) the cover of my first original middle grade OPHIE’S GHOSTS!
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Ken Lamug ☕ Oct 12
Cover reveal for my middle-grade graphic novel MISCHIEF & MAYHEM: BORN TO BE BAD. Big thanks to the Team for making Mischief & Mayhem come to life! 🥰 More information/synopsis at my website:
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Urania Smith Oct 11
Replying to @SilviaAcevedo_
Awesome! Congratulations, Silvia!
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Urania Smith Oct 10
Replying to @KatieOteyWrites
Yes.
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Deborah Topolski Oct 9
Want to go with your career this Nov 13? How to Get the Most Out of Interactive With Esther Hershenho... via
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Urania Smith Oct 8
Love you too!😘
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