Sign On for Indies First Storytime Day
Since the launch of Indies#First Storytime Day just two weeks ago, more than 50 authors have signed on to read at independent bookstores across the country on May 17, as part of this year’s celebration of Children’s Book Week (May 12–18). Among them is Kate DiCamillo, the Library of Congress’ 2014–2015 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, who in a letter on February 18 invited her fellow authors to participate in Indies First Storytime Day. – See more at: http://www.bookweb.org/news/more-50-authors-already-signed-indies-first-storytime-day#sthash.ouXGRmpL.dpuf
Sheema Kalbasi Does it Again
#Sheema Kalbasi, activist, film maker,translator and poet, and I have worked together on a number of projects. She has introduced us to some of the most talented poets in the world. Well she has done it again. Meet #Anthony Roberts.
Lupita Nyong was teased about her skin
Lupita Nyong was teased as a child. Did that stop her? I think not. I had the pleasure of viewing her performance in “12 Years a Slave” before all the Oscar buzz. I must say, I still get goose bumps when I am asked by people who have not seen the movie to describe what I experienced. For that, Lupita Nyong is the first women I salute for Women’s History Month!