Author Archives: danielnayeri
To continue the “Here’s a question” series, I wanted to talk about an essay by Lester Asheim, the former dean of the University of Chicago graduate library school, and president of the ALA, noted the practical similarity between gatekeepers like … Continue reading
I decided to start a series over on the CBC Diversity blog called, “Here’s a question,” because during our meetings, I sometimes raise my hand and say exactly that. I do try to emphasize the question, because I’m not particularly … Continue reading
Last year, I joined the newly created Diversity Committee of the Children’s Book Council. I’m sure I’ll talk more about it, but for now, I wanted to cross post a few pieces I did for the blog. I couldn’t be … Continue reading
I am SO excited to unveil my School Presentation. This is the interactive dog & pony show I do at schools whenever I speak about storytelling conventions and genre writing. I hope you like it! Obviously, if you’re a teacher, … Continue reading
Had a great time interviewing with Biblioklept. Somehow I let this inappropriate gem about the censorship issue get past my own internal censors: “I think both sides of the argument are often concern-trolling-—one side saying kids shouldn’t hear the f-word, … Continue reading
An interview of Alison Bechdel about her process–which seems to be part shaman, part craftsman. She’s a fascinating creator. Here’s the original link. Interview by Hilary Chute.