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Category: Writing

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

It is so exciting to see all the new children’s books coming out in recent years that feature Asian characters. When I was a child, I NEVER saw Asian people in books, and I was an avid reader! The only ones in our home with people who looked like me…
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Anne Whitney Pierce – Author

Author Anne Whitney Pierce is a lifelong Cantabrigian (it’s an adjective that refers or pertains to Cambridge University in England, or in Anne’s case, Cambridge, Massachusetts). The author of several books, her most recent, DOWN TO THE RIVER, references Harvard Square in the 60s. It follows the privileged Potts family…
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Warda Mohamed Abdullahi – Author

Warda Mohamed Abdullahi has one hell of a story to share and she does so in her powerful memoir, “Warda: My Journey from the Horn of Africa to a College Education.” Her degree comes from a college in the U.S. How she got there is the basis of this riveting…
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Amy Gravino – Autism Sexuality Advocate, Speaker, and Writer

Amy Gravino in a word? Cando. A force of nature, Amy was diagnosed with autism at the age of 11 and is currently a leader on sexuality, autism, and neurodiversity in sex education. And to that end, she is President of ASCOT, which offers autism consulting, college coaching, and mentoring…
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Uli Beutter Cohen – Documentarian, Artist, Writer

New York-based Uli Beutter Cohen is the creator of Subway Book Review, a social movement that explores belonging to a time and place through writing and photography. Her work has been featured in Vogue, New York Magazine, Esquire, Glamour and The Guardian. Uli’s first book, “Between the Lines: Stories From…
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