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Your role in shaping the next generation

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.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: December 3, 2014

A good way to end a year

While we were putting this issue together, we were thinking of the ways in which you as a writer might be assessing the last 12 months. What did you accomplish? What made you proud? How did your writing move to the next step, stage or discovery?

By Alicia Anstead | Published: October 31, 2014

What makes you squirm as a writer or editor?

To survive as creative people, we take risks. We stay up late. We teeter between worlds. Nearly every writer in this issue refers to the persistence you must have to be a writer.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: August 26, 2014

The night I met up with novelist Glen Duncan

The writers in this issue are known for the power stories they write and the powerful ways they pull us toward their ideas. We travel with them to worlds beyond our own imaginations. And sometimes to worlds buried deep in the recesses of our imaginations.

Published: April 29, 2014