Every year, the Texas Library Association announces reading lists for high schools in the State of Texas, and I am excited to say that The Walls Around Us landed on the Tayshas Reading List for 2016!
School Library Journal announced their picks for the Best Books of the Year, and I was so thrilled to discover that The Walls Around Us was on the list!
I am beyond thrilled to say that I’m joining the faculty of the low-res MFA program in Writing for Children & Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts starting with the January residency!
So excited to announce that I’ll be a contributor to the YA anthology Feminism for the Real World. Edited by Kelly Jensen, and forthcoming from Algonquin YR, it will feature essays, lists, poems, photos, and illustrations about feminism from a diverse range of well-known voices.
This fall brought the release of the YA horror anthology Slasher Girls & Monster Boys, edited by April Tucholke and featuring a story of mine called “The Birds of Azalea Street”…
The first foreign edition of The Walls Around Us was published in the Netherlands! Called Muren van verraad (“Walls of Betrayal”) in Dutch, this edition was released by Karakter Uitgevers in July.