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Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes to Collaborate On 'Secret Coders' Comic Series - Posted September 9, 2014
Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang will be writing a middle grade grade comic series entitled Secret Coders. Cartoonist Mike Holmes has ... [GalleyCat]

Gene Luen Yang Shares Advice For Writing Outside of Your Culture - Posted September 8, 2014
Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang appeared at the Library of Congress' 14th annual National Book Festival. During his time in Washington D.C., Yang delivered a presentation called "Asian-Americans in Comics" and gave a speech at the gala. With his gala talk, Yang focused on the literary community's ongoing conversation... [GalleyCat]

Gene Luen Yang: 'Our world is colorful, so our books should be too.' - Posted July 18, 2014
When we last spoke with graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang, his advice for writers is to "give up TV." Since then, he has been hard at work on a collaborative project with artist Son... [GalleyCat]

Gene Luen Yang & Sonny Liew Revive 'The Green Turtle' For New Graphic Novel - Posted February 19, 2014
Printz Award winner Gene Luen Yang and artist Sonny Liew are teaming up for a graphic novel featuring The Green Turtle. This Asian American superhero, created by Chu F. Hing, was first introduced in the 1940's. According to ... [GalleyCat]

Gene Luen Yang, Tom McNeal & Wendy Lower Share Writing Advice - Posted November 20, 2013
We caught up with three National Book Awards finalists at the ceremony in New York this evening and they shared their writing advice with us. Gene Luen Yang, the young people's literature nominee for his book Boxers & Saints, shared his th... [GalleyCat]

Do Comics Have a Place in the Classroom? - Posted October 3, 2013
In the "Art on the Mind: Comics and Education" panel at the Brooklyn Book Festival, a group of experts argued that comics deserve a spot in the classroom. The panelists include Boxers &... [GalleyCat]

Lois Lowry Wins the Best of Brooklyn, Inc. Award - Posted September 23, 2013
This year's Brooklyn Book Festival brought more than three hundred writers to the literary borough. Brooklyn Borough president and event founder Marty Markowitz boasted that it is now ... [GalleyCat]

Graphic Novel Textbook on Kickstarter - Posted May 10, 2012
The Reading with Pictures nonprofit hopes to raise $65,000 on Kickstarter to fund their graphic novel project, The Graphic Textbook. Above, we've embedded a video about the project-what do you think? Printz Award-winning graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang has agreed to write the forward. The book cover wil... [GalleyCat]

New Site Encourages Diversity in YA - Posted January 25, 2011
Two young-adult fiction authors, Malinda Lo and Cindy Pon, have partnered on the "Diversity in YA" (DIYA) website. Every month, they feature new books that embrace diversity. In January, they ... [GalleyCat]

Newbery, Caldecott Awards and More from ALA - Posted January 23, 2007
The American Library Association has handed out the top books and video for children and young adults at its Midwinter Meeting in Seattle. The Newbery went to The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron, illustrate... [GalleyCat]