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Harvard FAS Diversity Dialogue Summer Panel

Hi everyone! Summer vacation is over, and I’m working on two projects right now: a picture book and a middle grade fantasy project. The kids were in camps for much of July, so I got a lot of work done … 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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What happened to the blog posts?!?

Hi guys– You may have noticed that I’ve been a little behind on blog posts lately! I’ve just been super busy with writing projects, with maintaining the boskidlit calendar, and as you know, I’m now a We Need Diverse Books … Continue reading

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My personal #weneeddiversebooks story

I attended a CBC Diversity event last night where a recurring theme seemed to be fear. People are afraid to publish books in case they get things wrong and there is a backlash or they draw criticism. And it led … Continue reading

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