Diversity in KidLit • Last activity 23/Mar

Support, Accountability, and Critique Group for writers interested in diversity of all kinds in kidlit.  If there's enough interest, will break the group down into subgroups by genre and/or affinity group.  Goals are to a)encourage, inspire, and support each other b)offer early sensitivity reads/advice *note this is NOT intended to be a substitute for a formal sensitivity read* c)quarterly calls for critiques with intermittent critique options at any time d)announcements of opportunities for kidlit books with diverse themes.

Genres

Children's

Picture Books (Fiction, Nonfiction)
Early Readers and Chapter Books (Early Readers and Chapter Books)
Middle Grade (Contemporary fiction, Historical Fiction, Adventure or Mystery, Low magic/fantasy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Nonfiction)
Young Adult (Contemporary fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Crime, or Thriller, Low magic/fantasy, Fantasy, Paranormal, Science Fiction, Horror, Romance, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Nonfiction)

Goals

To create and promote diversity in kidlit and to inspire other kidlit authors!

Admissions Policies

Interest in and support of writers and books with multicultural themes.

What we're looking for in members

A collaborative spirit, a genuine interest to promote diversity in kidlit and a willingness to contribute! Questions are very welcome and respect is a must!