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Annie Berger at Sourcebooks Fire has acquired Kosoko Jackson’s Yesterday Is History, pitched as Dear Martin meets More Happy Than Not. In the book, a contemporary gay teen mysteriously slips through time and lands in NYC on the eve of the Stonewall riots, where he meets a runaway whose future is in jeopardy. Publication is slated for spring 2020; Jim McCarthy at Dystel, ...more
Published 2020 by Sourcebooks Fire
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Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
YESTERDAY IS HISTORY was written to remind me, and others, how far we've gone--and how far we have to go--in the movement for equality in all forms. I spent 4 years as an activist, and working for non-profits that champion social justice. This is that book. It's, like the movements I worked for, funny, emotional, heartfelt, diverse, angry, raw, and most of all, honest.

Told from the POV of an African American queer boy, who thinks he knows his place in the world, but quickly realizes he doesn't
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Born and raised in the DC Metro Area, Kosoko Jackson has worked in non-profit communications for the past four years. His debut, YESTERDAY IS HISTORY, comes out 2020 by SourcebooksFire.