Posted by dolorosa12 in linkpost.
Tags: ahmed mohamed, aliette de bodard, arthuriana, athena andreadis, dhampyresa, jenny zhang, making wolf, representation matters, rochita loenen-ruiz, tade thompson, tell them stories, the book smugglers
This week’s linkpost is early, and somewhat shorter than usual, as I was at a conference during the first half of the week. As I’ve said before, I build these posts out of interesting stuff that’s crossed my path on Twitter (because I follow awesome people who share wonderful things), and while I was at the conference, I wasn’t able to pay attention to my Twitter feed. Therefore, fewer links this week.
‘Help Ahmed Make’, a Google doc where you can sign up to support Ahmed Mohamed. (This was put together by Anil Dash, and was done with the agreement of Ahmed and his family.)
If you’re in the US and over 13 years old, you can enter this giveaway to win multicultural books for your school library.
The Book Smugglers have put out a call for submissions for novellas.
Rochita Loenen-Ruiz interviews Tade Thompson about his new book, Making Wolf.
She also talks about experience, empathy, and her ongoing journey as a writer.
Kate Elliott talks about code switching in her YA novel Court of Fives.
I just missed this post by Dhampyresa about the Breton Arthurian tradition last week. Read it. It’s fantastic. There are great Arthurian recs in the comments, as well.
This is a brilliant post by Athena Andreadis on Ayn Rand.
Jenny Zhang: ‘They Pretend To Be Us While Pretending We Don’t Exist’, on Michael Derrick Hudson’s act of yellowface, and racism in publishing more generally.
Aliette de Bodard on colonialism and empire.