Posts Tagged by Queer

DiversifYA: Nita Tyndall

Nita is a tiny Southern queer with a deep love of sweet tea and very strong opinions about the best kind of barbecue (hint: it’s vinegar-based.) She’s currently in college obtaining an English degree and is a moderator for The Gay YA and a social media coordinator for WeNeedDiverseBooks. You can find her on tumblr […]

DiversifYA: Lucinda Murray

This week on Diversif YA, we’re taking a brief break from our other scheduled interviewees to put our newest team member, Lucinda Murray, in the hot seat. Lucinda is a librarian-in-training, creative writing teacher and easily distracted writer, also known as a Busy Person. She’s passionate, articulate, writes gorgeous fix-the-world fantasy, makes the best cups of tea, […]

RT: Diversity and sexuality, part two

Welcome back for the second day of our DiversiTheme Roundtable discussion about diversity and sexuality in fiction! Read part one of the introductions here. “Thanks for sharing, Patrice! A couple of things I’m finding interesting so far: how parental sex ed changes over time. My grandmother basically assumed that my mom was being a slut, […]

RT: Diversity and sexuality, part one

Hey guys! I’m so excited to share this first DiversiTheme Roundtable with you, in which the wonderful Cait Spivey talks with five panelists about diversity and sexuality in (YA) fiction. I’ll leave the floor to Cait for the discussion, but just a short note or order: we have so much information (yaay!) that I’ll spread […]

DiversifYA: Cait Spivey

Today, DiversifYA welcomes Cait Spivey to the blog! Aside from writing awesome YA/NA fantasy, Cait is an editor at Bear&BlackDogEditing and Curiosity Quills, and offical Awesome Person. Follow her on Twitter and via her website! (And check back soon, because Cait will also be hosting our very first DiversiTheme roundtable discussion about diversity and sexuality!) […]

DiversifYA: Lilly D’Argenio, part two

Hey guys! Today, we welcome Lilly D’Argenio back to the blog! Lilly is a queer pagan YA writer (awesome, no?) and author of RESCUED. She joined us a little while ago to talk about paganism, and she’s back now to talk about being queer! Yay! Once you’ve read her amazing answers, follow Lilly on Twitter […]

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