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Dive Into YA Lit Author Series with Ocean County, NJ Library- go here for more information

Virtual Panel with RJ Julia Bookstore: Women's Bodies in Young Adult Literature- go here for more information

From Outrage to Outlet: Writing a Better Future for Children and Adolescents with Emma Kress- go here for more information


I share my thoughts on the writing process, stereotypes, and releasing WYLLU during a pandemic with The Young Folks here

I discuss the importance of balancing Black pain with Black joy at Nerd Daily here

Read all about my take on social justice and the mystery elements you can find in my debut over at Young Entertainment Magazine (YEM) here

I talk about my two loves: writing & counseling at Hasty Book List here

Read my Q & A over at  Deborah Kalb Books here where I share the story behind my debut book's title and much more!

I talked with Scott Neumyer at Shondaland about my debut novel, being pregnant during a pandemic and so much more. You can read it all here.

Read my take on the epidemic of missing Black girls at GirlTalk HQ here

Check out my interview with YA Literary Journal, Voyage, here.

Listen to my interview about When You Look Like Us and being Black in America with Diane Dewey at Dropping In via Apple Podcast, Spotify,  and Voice America

View my Keynote Address from the  Winter Park Book Festival that I did on March 27th,  2021 where I discussed literary activism  here

Twitter Takeover with Young Entertainment Magazine (YEM) #YAauthorTakeover

See my Instagram Live discussion about Authentic Characters with author extraordinaire Jenny Torres Sanchez via Writer's Atelier here

Watch my book launch event with Brave + Kind Books here

Listen to my discussion about the "Write" State of Mind on The Write Mindset with Racquel Henry here

I talk about my love for reading and writing (and other forms of entertainment) over at What Book Hooked You with Brock Shelley here

WHEN YOU LOOK LIKE US wins the Odyssey Award for best audiobook produced for young adults.
WHEN YOU LOOK LIKE US is nominated for a 2022 NAACP IMAGE AWARD (Outstanding Literary Work-Youth/Teens) as well as a 2022 EDGAR (Best Young Adult) Award 
WHEN YOU LOOK LIKE US gets starred reviews from Kirkus and School Library Journal!

Award-winning YA Author


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