|The Franklin Institue, all festooned with helix balloons!|
|This was the only acceptable photograph of dozens that my family took. |
Man, I make some really goofy faces when I talk.
I may have spent an entire evening making Shrinky Dinks with my family. Talk about a blast from the past! It was super fun.
Here's my contribution that day:
read here and here.
And also, see how the campaign helped add a Diversity panel to BookCon!
If you want to know how I feel about diversity as a POC author, I wrote this very honest post at the Diversity in YA blog. And I'll also be speaking about it upcoming at RT.
Speaking of which...RT is this week!
@LydiaYKang #RT2014 so we can say hello!
Tuesday May 13, 10:55 PM-11:55 PM: YA Spooky Sleepover Party
Wednesday, May 14, 1:15 PM -2:15 PM: YA: "The Total Experience: Diversity in YA" Panel
Wednesday, May 14, 3:45 PM-4:45 PM: InterGalactic Bar and Grille
Thursday, May 15, 11:15 AM-12:15 PM: SCI-FI: It's Not Easy Being Green: Writing Non-Human Characters
Friday, May 16th, 10:00 AM-11:00 PM: Mind, Bodies and Believability: Turning Science into Fiction
Saturday May 17, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM: Book signing in YA Alley
Saturday May 17, 6:45 PM- 8:00 PM: Teen Day Party
Hope to see some of you there! Have a great week!