Monthly Archives: March 2018

Growing up, Latina Magazine was one of the few magazines I bough consistently and to which I even had a subscription. I loved learning about powerful women who shared a similar cultural heritage as me, and as a huge reader … Continue reading

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“Poet Elizabeth Acevedo makes her laudable young adult fiction debut with this electric novel-in-verse that gives voice to Xiomara, a Dominican-American teen from Harlem. Her whole life Xiomara’s been told “Pero, tu no eres facil./ You sure ain’t an easy … Continue reading


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Hype to be included on Bustle’s list of BEST YA BOOKS OF MARCH! I’m looking forward to so many of these novels and I’m delighted to be shown love alongside them.

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Last fall I was published in the anthology Because I Was A Girl. It’s a collection of stories from different women, from different stages in their lives and careers, pondering a moment in time they faced adversity because of their … Continue reading


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The Poet X has been receiving some lovely trade reviews! Currently it has four starred reviews, the industry’s way of saying they highly recommend it. Super excited for the enthusiastic reception of the novel. Kirkus Reviews Publisher’s Weekly School and … Continue reading

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