Author Archives: amitha

Banned Book Week Discussion

Hi Everyone! I’m going to be participating in a discussion about banned books as part of Banned Book Week Discussion at Falmouth Public Library. The other speakers will include: author I.W. Gregorio (Ilene Wong), Stephanie Seales, and Sara Hines from … Continue reading






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What’s Amitha up to?

Hi everyone! It’s been a long while since my last blog post. I’ve been busy this summer with my family, my writing projects, and my volunteer projects. My family’s been busy this summer, going to museums, the beach, hanging out … Continue reading






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Links from the #NESCBWI16 disability panel

As promised, here are links from the panel on writing disability with author Padma Venkatraman, librarian Carrie Banks (loved this video where she speaks about her library!): Books recommended by Padma and Carrie: A Time To Dance by Padma Venkatraman Including Families of Children with … Continue reading






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Links from My Part-Time Writer, Full-Time Mom #NESCBWI16 Talk

For those of you who attended (and those of you who didn’t!), here are the links I included in the handout at my Part Time Writer, Full Time Mom workshop this past weekend. Some of these I mentioned specifically in the … Continue reading






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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

More from Rome! http://amithaknight.tumblr.com/post/130497308812/last-set-of-photos-from-my-trip-to-rome-last






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More Rome pics

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Photos from my trip to Rome

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