Joanna MarpleIn my 20's, with only my guitar and a rucksack, I wandered the continents, immersing myself in the lives of some wonderful people, projects and stories, which changed the way I view my responsibility to others and this earth. Right now I'm a European transplant in the US who writes books for children and young adults. Stories can help us not only navigate our world but can connect us to others, and allow us to inspire and help each other. I believe that equity and empathy should be at the core of our all actions, words, and stories. I am also a school librarian and I get a kick out of book-matchmaking! And I use the pronouns she/her.
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Tag Archives: Dana Carey
Connecting – 15 Reasons Why I love the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
When I sold my Nice apartment and packed up and stored my 11 boxes a year ago, I terminated all standing orders and subscriptions on my French bank account except one, my SCBWI membership. I’d give up beer and cheese before … Continue reading
Posted in children's books, SCBWI Tagged Dana Carey, Debbie Ohi, Emma D Dryden, Emma Walton Hamilton, Jane Yolen, Julie Hedlund, Kate Messner, kristin Fullton, Lin Oliver, Paula Yoo, Roxie Munro, Sarah Towle, SCBWI, SCBWI LA 2011, SCBWI LA 2013, SCBWI Nevada Mentor Program, Steve Mooser, Tara Lazar, Turbo Monkeys 59 Comments
Illustrator Interview – Dana Carey from SCBWI France!
I met Dana at the international gathering of the SCWBI conference in LA last year. She was the first, and only, member of SCBWI France that I have met and she was so welcoming. Sadly Paris is a heck of … Continue reading
Posted in Illustrators, Interview Tagged 12x12, Dana Carey, Illustrator interview, SCBWI France 30 Comments