A few of us were at last Sunday’s Newbery-Caldecott Banquet and found ourselves cheering at the marvelous acceptance speeches by this year’s winners. Meg Medina’s speech was no exception.
If you haven’t read Meg’s wonderful Newbery award-winning novel, Merci Suárez Changes Gears, well–why not? Go read it now. We’ll wait.
Wasn’t that wonderful? We knew you’d think so.
For more of Meg’s words:
Meg Medina’s closing keynote at the 2016 SCBWI Pocono Mountain Retreat hosted at the Highlights Foundation. “…What I was really saying was that I was ready to get better. To take a risk on myself. To finally come to a place of acceptance and have my own identity.” Read more.
Meg Medina’s Artist-in-Residency, where we announced details about the 2017 Meg Medina Scholarship, and talked about her books and how her characters hook us.
Posted on: June 27, 2019
Tags: faculty spotlight