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#NESCBWI16 workshops

I’m going to be a part of two workshops at the NESCBWI this coming spring. For some of you who don’t already know, NESCBWI is the New England branch of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and they … Continue reading






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The blog formerly known as Monkey Poop

In case you didn’t already notice, I’m taking a bit of a break from blogging. In the meantime, I’ve been playing around with the title and colors and such of this blog. Let me know what you think! Good? Bad? Kind … Continue reading






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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Arree Chung, Author and Illustrator of Ninja!

Hi everyone! This week, I’m excited to have Arree Chung, author and illustrator of numerous books, including Ninja!. Based on his responses here, it looks like he’s working on a middle grade novel as well. Can’t wait to see it! 1) Which … Continue reading






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Last of the Italy trip pics

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More Rome pics

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Photos from my trip to Rome

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Venice From Above

Photos by my mom! http://amithaknight.tumblr.com/post/130158362946/venice-from-above






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More Photos from Venice

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Photos from my trip to venice!

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Photos from my trip to the Rosicrucian Gardens and Egyptian Museum

 Statue of Pythagoras, Rosicrucian Park, San Jose, California A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to go to California and turned it into a self-made writing retreat. My mom babysat the kids and I flew across the country and … Continue reading






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