What is #OwnVoices?

Over the past few years, you may have heard the term #OwnVoices floating around the literary world. It’s been present for some time, and is even featured in our Winter Reading Bingo! While different genres can be easy to decipher, #OwnVoices has left many readers confused. What does #OwnVoices mean? Let’s find out! #OwnVoices is... Continue Reading →

Stories Matter. Many Stories Matter

I recently watched an interesting TEDx talk entitled “The Danger of a Single Story”. It was done by a Nigerian-born writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who grew up reading American and British books. These spurred her to write her own stories, which were populated with British and American children who worried about snow, drank ginger beer... Continue Reading →

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