By Alaina Leary Today we’re pleased to welcome Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel Makonnen to the WNDB blog to discuss their MG book Last Gate of the Emperor, out May 4, 2021! An Afrofuturist adventure about a mythical Ethiopian empire. Sci-fi and fantasy combine in this journey to the … [Read more...] about Q&A With Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel Makonnen, Last Gate of the Emperor
By Wren Handman Wire Wings by Wren Handman was published on June 23, 2020. Purchase it here. We open on Earth, building staircases into the stars. The International Space Station grows and develops. We see first contact with alien life, as a white man in a spacesuit shakes the hand of a … [Read more...] about Diversity in Sci Fi Is Important. Here’s How We Write That Future.
Today we are thrilled to reveal the cover for A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton. The book will be released on January 5, 2021, by Crown Books for Young Readers. Preorder here! From We Need Diverse Books, the organization behind Flying Lessons & Other Stories, comes a young … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal for A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WNDB Announces the Winner of Its 2019 Young Adult Short Story Contest Jenni Balch to receive cash prize and have her winning short story published in A Universe of Wishes anthology, coming Spring 2021 from Random House Children’s Books February 5, 2020 New York, NY … [Read more...] about WNDB Announces the Winner of Its 2019 Young Adult Short Story Contest
Today we're pleased to welcome Andrea Tang to the WNDB Blog to discuss REBELWING, out February 25, 2020! Things just got weird for Prudence Wu. One minute, she’s cashing in on a routine smuggling deal. The next, she’s escaping enforcers on the wings of what very much appears to be a sentient … [Read more...] about Q&A with Andrea Tang: REBELWING