Writing careers are full of milestones — the first agent offer, the first book contract, the first reviews, the first appearance at a book festival, and so on.... Read More
Review of the new documentary film 20 Days in Mariupol, which chronicles the Russian destruction of the thriving port city at the outset of the full-scale invasion.
What it was like for Torch to win the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature.
April 18, 2023 is another big book birthday for me. It’s the launch day for the first YA book I’ve translated, the hybrid graphic novel/verse novel... Read More
A community event in my neighborhood marking the first anniversary of Russia’s full scale invasion of Ukraine and why we need to keep a focus on it.
Review of a new verse novel based on the life of crusading photojournalist Gerda Taro and an exhibit of hers and Robert Capa’s work.