Reviews are coming in for historical verse novel AFRICAN TOWN (Penguin, Jan. 4, 2022) by Irene Latham and Charles Waters:

"The voice of the characters is strong and... the journey itself is not to be missed"
School Library Connection, ⭐

"A thoughtful portrait of how trauma informs and inhibits identity making.”

Writers, you're invited to Irene Latham's new weekly vlog series: Tuesday 2-Minute Writing Tip! Episodes so far:

1 "We are Cups" - inspiration from a Ray Bradbury quote

2 "Call Me Ishmael" - on how we identify ourselves as writers, poets, artists

3 "It's Not About You" - on social media/self-promotion

We all need a little bit of inspiration... New subscribers welcome!