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I’ve been sitting on this for a while, but I finally have clearance to share this: the cover of my middle grade detective novel, The Usual Suspects.


Coming in May 2019!


(From Katerine Tegan Books, an imprint of HarperCollins)

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“There are people who want the status quo, and that’s what they’re advocating for. And even though I’ve taken a step back over the last couple years from being provocative online, I ended up getting in a shouting match with an editor because he was trying to defend his all-white anthology, and I’m like, ‘That’s all right. Own it. You wanted the status quo, you read only within your little comfort zone, you aren’t trying to find new voices, you want the voices that you’ve grown up with and that fit your little taste, and you don’t want to do the work of finding new voices. That’s fine, just own it.’ So yeah, you have editors who just want to fight for the status quo.”
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Ginger Nuts thank you for the add, hope you have a great New Year


Jeremy I want to apologize for the all the recommendations from me today. I only pressed the send button once--I'm not sure what happened.

Argh...this is terrible...

Again, I'm very sorry.

-Jeremy


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