Tag: LGBTQ

Neema Avashia—Untangling Another Appalachia

Another Appalachia: Coming Up Queer and Indian in a Mountain Place, is Neema Avashia’s poignant debut essay collection that brings us from growing up the daughter of Indian immigrants in West Virginia, to becoming a queer writer, teacher, and education…

YA Wednesday: Summertime!

June is one busy month for you young adults, what with the end of school, the kick-off of summer, blockbuster movies, and the celebration of Pride month. With finals and parades behind you, it’s time for lazy days of reading…

YA Wednesday: Racism and Sexuality

Rather than shy away from hot-button issues, YA fiction tends to do the opposite and embrace them. Why not? Young people aren’t afraid to deal with Uncomfortable Truths and Difficult Conversations. Some of the best, most cutting-edge YA books deal…