NoNieqa Ramos

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Raised in the Boogie Down Bronx, NoNieqa Ramos is an educator, literary activist, and writer of picture books and young adult literature. She writes to amplify marginalized voices and to reclaim the lost history, mythology and poetry of the Latinx community. THE DISTURBED GIRL'S DICTIONARY was selected as the New York Public Library's Best Books 2018, YALSA's Best Books 2019, and earned an In the Margins Book Award. Her 2nd novel THE TRUTH IS comes out fall 2019. Find out more about her at at www.lasmusas.com.

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NoNieqa Ramos Go to conferences. Build relationships with other writers, editors, and agents. Not every conference is about making a pitch or a sale. If I hadn't…moreGo to conferences. Build relationships with other writers, editors, and agents. Not every conference is about making a pitch or a sale. If I hadn't built a strong relationship with Laurie McLean, founding partner of Fuse Literary, I never would have connected with my agent Emily Keyes.
Another bit of advice--always be writing the next book. Most of us have written several books before we sold one.(less)
NoNieqa Ramos I have several picture books projects in the works! Over spring break, I'll be revising the BOOK of LOVE.
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“This whole thing is in my head, that's all. Everything is always IN MY HEAD. But isn't everything in your head? What does it mean for something to be out of your head?”
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