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Field Trip Friday: July 15, 2016

Here are some links that hopefully bring you a little joy on this Friday, after another one of those long weeks in this world:

- Jennifer Aniston wrote a kickass article for The Huffington Post on women and shaming and completeness.

- Phoebe North wrote an article for YA Interrobang on writing inclusively as a Jewish woman.

- Carla Hayden was just confirmed as the first female and African American Librarian of Congress.

- An article on what Penguin Random House editors look for in an opening page.

- Pokemon Go brought people a lot of delight this week. Chuck Tingle took the opportunity to write an erotic parody.

- On the note of video game throwbacks, Nintendo will be releasing a mini-NES with 30 built-in games from back in the day. If you're my age, you're probably pretty excited about this.

- In excellent news for all of you readers out there, YA Highwayer Amy Lukavics has sold two more YA horror novels to Harlequin Teen. A couple former YA Highwayers also had deal announcements this week: a YA novel coauthored by Michelle Schusterman was announced, and also the global release of Veronica Roth's Carve The Mark.
Kaitlin Ward

Kaitlin Ward is the author of Bleeding Earth, Adaptive Books 2016, and The Farm, coming 2017 from Scholastic.

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  1. That Jennifer Aniston article was so incredibly spot-on and perfect, I loved it. I'm also super excited for that mini-NES - I'm tempted to buy it set it next to my old NES like a cute little family.


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