Parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, librarians, friends and community leaders all play a role in literacy. And so do writers. That last group – the writers – is the topic for this issue. If you’ve written a children’s book, middle grade book or YA book – or if you want to – you’ve come to the right place.
Multi-genre author Jacqueline Woodson garners the energy of history and her own childhood to shape stories for young readers.
Teen readers don’t need neon lights. They need a story. Just like adults.
Magazines offer young writers experience and exposure.
“The work itself provides the inspiration.”
Get digi with it: e-reading trends among young people may have implications for your work.
She hated books as a kid, but now Laurie Halse Anderson is a gritty voice for young readers and a strong defender of the craft.
Michelle and Robert King work side by side to pen network TV hit The Good Wife.
Five reasons why you should not give your words away free.
A quick and dirty guide to creative writing programs