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interview: Kathleen Burkinshaw

May 23, 2017

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They say ‘write what you know’ and that’s just what author Kathleen Burkinshaw has done with her first novel, The Last Cherry Blossom in which she fictionalizes her mother’s account of surviving the bombing of Hiroshima during WWII. I’m fortunate to be able to share with you a very open and personal interview that reveals the complexities […]

Interview: Susan Tan

May 11, 2017


I’d like to introduce you to Susan Tan, author of the recently released middle grade novel, Cilia Lee-Jenkins Future Author Extraodinaire. Susan is a debut author and I hope you’ll support her by purchasing her book and making sure your local library has a copy as well. If they don’t, suggest they purchase it.  Susan will read […]

Asian Pacific Island YA Authors

May 2, 2017


May is Asian Pacific Island Heritage Month. I’m using the month to update my list of Asian American young adult authors. NOT illustrators. NOT children’s authors. Please, leave names in the comment section. The names I currently have are on the bottom of this post. I’m also looking for MG or YA Asian American authors […]