Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Culture, Justice, and Kid/YA Books: A Chat between Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Mitali Perkins, and Susanna Reich

Conversation: Mitali Perkins & Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
During the 2010 Brooklyn Book Festival, Susanna Reich moderated a conversation in the PEN American booth between Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (8th GRADE SUPERZERO) and me. We chatted about writing characters who are social misfits, how writing biographies is similar to writing across cultures, raising questions of faith in fiction, writing to learn, and ... zombies along the Thai-Burma border? But wow, I don't remember talking quite so much ...

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jeannine said...

Wow what a dynamic group of women writer warriors. Wish I could have been chatting it up with you. One day!!!

Rachel Stark said...

Wish I could have been there to catch this in person. Thanks for sharing the link, as well as your thoughts and stories!