Author Archive for Ms. Meltingpot

#We Need Diverse Books…

Not just a logo, a movement!

Hi Meltingpot Readers, Have you seen the social media campaign advocating for children’s literature with more diverse characters? While I’ve known since forever that colored folks are woefully underrepresented in kiddie lit, including YA fiction, it seems that the rest…

Happy Anniversary!

El esposo & I, way back in the day.

Hi Meltingpot Readers, Today el esposo and I celebrated 15 years of marriage. Yes, if you do the math, we partied like it was 1999 on April 3, of 1999. Three kids, several transatlantic flights, two houses, two returns to…