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Writers Against Racism: Bowllan’s Blog Bids Farewell

Until we meet again remember "Even the smallest crayon leaves a mark." -Amy Bowllan

After seven (wonderful) years of blogging for School Library Journal, I have made the difficult decision to resign from Bowllan’s Blog. UGH! It was certainly a decision that was mine and mine alone and one that I toiled with for weeks.  Let me first say that School Library Journal is an amazing establishment with stellar folks at  the helm.  They have […]

Writers Against Racism: 2012 Children’s Choice Book Awards (Video Clips)

I managed to pull together just a few highlights from last night’s Children’s Choice Book Awards. You’ll have to pardon some of the shakiness, as I was using my iPhone and the battery – well, you know how that goes.  The video does, however, give you a glimpse inside this night of the literary stars. […]

Writers Against Racism: 2012 Children’s Choice Book Awards (photos)

Amy and Betsy Bird (Blogger Fuse8 who is lovely)

I am grateful to Robin Adelson, Executive Director of Children’s Book Council and Every Child A Reader, for inviting me to a wonderful evening in Celebration of Children’s Book Week. It was a night to remember!  Once my videos are finished downloading, I will share some clips from the awards presentation but in the meantime, […]

Writers Against Racism: My Interview on Ninon Speaks

On April 18, 2010 2012, I was interviewed on the internet show, NinonSpeaks.  Ninon DeVere De Rosa took me back in time to my tennis playing days and my life as an undercover journalist. Take a look. (full version) by RCRN

Writers Against Racism: Character Animator and Activist, James Parris Visits Bowllan’s Blog

“James Parris was born to A Doctor/Nurse couple in New York City. He attended the prestigious High School of Art & Design, where he studied drawing and painting. He continued his Illustration studies at Pratt Institute, before diving into the world of Character Animation. At the Walt Disney Feature Animation Studio, James contributed to the […]