By Steve Dunk Today we're pleased to welcome Dara Beevas to the WNDB blog to discuss Wise Ink Creative Publishing. Hi Dara, thanks so much for talking to We Need Diverse Books! Tell us about Wise Ink and the kinds of authors and stories Wise Ink is looking for. Wise Ink is a publisher for … [Read more...] about Q&A With Dara Beevas of Wise Ink
Platforms Like Wattpad Allow Marginalized Authors to Reach Readers
By Chazz Mair Growing up, I struggled to find myself. I was a member of one of my majority-white suburb’s few Black families and the only one out of them to be the child of first-generation immigrants. I lived in a pocket of an already small subsection of the populace. I looked and spoke … [Read more...] about Platforms Like Wattpad Allow Marginalized Authors to Reach Readers
I Self-Published My First Young Adult Novel. Here’s Why.
By Kelly Quindlen In 2014 I self-published my first book, a sapphic young adult novel called Her Name in the Sky, the same year that We Need Diverse Books was founded. It was only six years ago, but it feels like a lifetime in terms of LGBTQ+ representation. This was before Simon vs. The Homo … [Read more...] about I Self-Published My First Young Adult Novel. Here’s Why.