i guys! I hope you loved Banned Books Month as much as I did! Holy wow there were so many fabulous guest posts. And I learned a lot, even as someone who considers herself pretty knowledgeable about banned books and censorship.
Speaking of which, I had a really great time at this Banned Books Read-Out at Malvern Books, where I read a scandalous section of Deenie by Judy Blume. Here’s a group photo courtesy of Stephanie Kipp McLain:
And here’s me, just, you know, reading some Judy:
Woo banned books! The Read-Out was hosted by Malvern Books and Loriene Roy and was a fundraiser for the Freedom To Read Foundation. I’m so pleased to have been able to read alongside such wonderful writers and advocates of intellectual freedom. Thank you!
So while I was letting all these awesome guest posters take over my blog, a LOT of stuff happened. The biggest news miiiiight be the cover reveal for my forthcoming chapbook PRAY, PRAY, PRAY: Poems I wrote to Prince in the middle of the night:~ read more ~