Nonfiction & Interviews

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My Publishing Journey: Then & Now (CBC Diversity, July 28, 2017)

Ibi Zoboi On Literacy and Her Work with Haitian American Teens (School Library Journal, June 28, 2017)

"What We Aren't (or the Ongoing Divide)" (Kweli Journal, June 23, 2017)

Q&A with We Read Too app creator Kaya Thomas (Poets & Writers, June 14, 2017)

Laini Taylor on Strange the Dreamer and Pushing to the Heart of Your Story (Bustle, March 24, 2017)

The Challenges of Bringing a Bookstore-Bar to the Bronx (LitHub, March 14, 2017)

Most Authors Don't Make Money From Writing Alone (The Billfold, October 14, 2016)

Young to Publishing Q&A, Part 1 & Part 2 (August 2016)

Cake Literary Celebrates Their New Book Shiny Broken Pieces and Strives For More Inclusive Childrens Literature (Bustle, July 8, 2016)

5 New Nonfiction Books That Speak to Black Lives Matter (Bustle, July 8, 2016)

Forbes.com Articles (January to June 2016) 

Winning "The Hamilton" Lottery Will Be Twice As Easy in 2017 (Bustle, June 13, 2016)

2016 Tony Winners Honor Orlando Backstage Too (Bustle, June 13, 2016)

Thunder Boy Jr. Reflects Sherman Alexie and Yuyi Morales' Commitment to Stories for Diverse Children (Bustle, May 10, 2016)

Celebrating Amistad Press' Anniversary With a Look at Their Pinnacle Works (Bustle, May 9, 2016)

10 Book Covers That Illustrate #BlackGirlMagic (Bustle, May 9, 2016)

5 Ways Shonda Rhimes' Year of Yes Is also About Saying "No" (Bustle, March 31, 2016) 

Review: Malt House (DinnerReviews.com, March 2016) 

15 Publishing Professionals On Why Diversity Isn't a Trend But a Reflection of Their Lives
(Bustle, March 14, 2016) 

10 Books I Wish I’d Had as a Young POC Reader (Bustle, March 10, 2016) 

The True Cost of Ending My Debt-Ridden Marriage (DailyWorth, February 11, 2016) 

The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Jennifer Baker (December 12, 2015) 

DiversifYA Interview (October 12, 2015) 

Lady Collective: Schoolin’ Life (September 4, 2015) 

Your Call: Want to make your summer reading more diverse? 
(Guest on Your Call w/ KALW-FM on June 8, 2015) 

Review: Balzem (DinnerReviews.com, May 2015) 

Review: Le Village (DinnerReviews.com, February 2015) 

Interview on Late Night Library’s Late Night Conversation podcast (December 23, 2014) 

Review: Spiegel Restaurant (DinnerReviews.com, October 2014) 

Rejecting Rejection (The Writing Barn): Permission Granted (October 13, 2014) 

Review: Da Marcella Mediterranean Taverna (DinnerReviews.com, June 2014) 

Review: Sel et Poivre (DinnerReviews.com, April 2014) 

Review: Angus Club Steakhouse (DinnerReviews.com, March 2014) 

Review: Masq Restaurant & Lounge (DinnerReviews.com, February 2014) 

SBCWI Blog interview on Emerging Voices Award and The Facility 

WOW!‘s blog The Muffin Interviews Me 

Beating the Odds – Essay for  Poets & Writers  Why We Write
(July/August 2012 issue of  Poets & Writers)