Margarita Engle–What Was on Her . . .
Guest Edition / Margarita Engle

Margarita Engle–What Was on Her . . .

I’m thrilled to welcome Margarita Engle as our guest this week! In March, Margarita won the Nonfiction Golden Kite Award for her memoir Enchanted Air, a gorgeously-written account about growing up as a child of two cultures—the United States and Cuba. Enchanted Air has also won a Pura Belpré Award, a Lee Bennet Hopkins Poetry Award, and a … Continue reading

Kate Hosford–What Was on Her . . .
Guest Edition

Kate Hosford–What Was on Her . . .

I’ve been looking forward to this day for a long time. I at long-last get to say: Our guest is Kate Hosford, a wonderfully talented author and also my very good friend. Kate is here as part of the festivities surrounding the release of Feeding the Flying Fanellis and Other Poems from a Circus Chef, … Continue reading

Gabi Swiatkowska–What Was on Her . . .
Guest Edition

Gabi Swiatkowska–What Was on Her . . .

Welcome to the next guest edition of What Was on Her . . . This time with Gabi Swiatkowska! Gabi is our first illustrator in the series, and what a success story with which to kick things off! Gabi began her artist’s life in Poland, where she studied at the outrageously prestigious Lyceum of Art. … Continue reading