Lee Wind Newsletter #31 - November 9 - November 22, 2013

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Hi!

I hope you're having a wonderful winter holiday season and that this thirty-first edition of my newsletter is one more thing to enjoy!

It's organized into four sections, 

1.  New on the "I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell do I Read?" Blog
2.  Lee's News
3.  Children's Literature, SCBWI and Publishing World Updates
4.  Current Inspiration

I hope you find it useful and inspiring.

Thanks for reading!
Namaste,
Lee

p.s.  If you'd like to be in touch, please don't hit reply - just send me an email directly at iamle...@gmail.com  Thanks!


1.  New on the "I'm Here. I'm Queer.  What the Hell do I Read?" Blog:


Books:

FREAKBOY- the teen #transgender #genderfluid novel interview with author @KristinClarkYA http://bit.ly/1cIcAby

If You Could Be Mine - A Teen Lesbian In Iran Grapples With Gender & Love http://bit.ly/1awzobN

The Old Arbutus Tree - A Gay Teen Is Wrongly Accused Of An Assault In A Small Town http://bit.ly/1beEKgb

Color Fields, C.A.- Gay Middle Eastern College Kids in California Search For Love http://bit.ly/1ca2tuO

Double Play - A Middle School Book With Lesbian Parents & Baseball http://bit.ly/1g4uHhm

Over The Rainbow - A Modern (& Even Gayer) Re-Imagining of "The Wizard Of Oz" http://bit.ly/1g4v9fq

Culture, Politics, & Gay-Straight Alliance Info:

#LoveAlwaysWins Video Highlighting Russia's Anti-LGBTQ Laws & How That Will Impact Olympic Athletes http://bit.ly/18Bpc7B

Geography Club - The Movie! @brenthartinger http://bit.ly/1hwRNO7

Nominate Your Icons for #LGBTQ History Month 2014 http://bit.ly/1beH4DW

2.  Lee's News:

I'm back from KIDLITCON13 - the 7th annual gathering of bloggers of children's and teen literature, this time in Austin, Texas!  Read about the top 7 things I learned there: http://bit.ly/1k8iW71 


3.  Children's Literature, SCBWI and Publishing World Updates 

Publisher Jean Feiwel: Highlights of the Pre-#NY14SCBWI Conference Interview http://bit.ly/188HNY6

Publisher Jean Feiwel - The Full "Swoon Reads" Interview http://bit.ly/Ir80pa #NY14SCBWI  

Book Talk Nation, SCBWI Authors, and YOU? A Great Program and Opportunity http://bit.ly/1jiUOAU

Indies First - Authors and Illustrators To Become Booksellers For A Day (Saturday November 30, 2013) http://bit.ly/1beHqdK

Authors For The Philippines - An Online Auction To Raise Money For The Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan Appeal http://bit.ly/1cXn1bv


The Book As Object, As Collector's Item, As Something Digital Can't Do... http://bit.ly/1beF3Xv


4.  Current Inspiration:

"It seems that the universe produces plentiful real estate for life that somehow resembles life on Earth."

ERIK PETIGURA, a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, who conducted a three-year analysis, estimating that the Milky Way contains as many as 40 billion habitable Earth-size planets. (Quote of the day from the New York Times, Nov 5, 2013.)




Lee Wind, M.Ed.

Producer,
KID LIT With Lisa Loeb

Blogger, Author, Speaker

Founding Blogger of the Award-Winning "I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell do I Read?" at http://www.leewind.org
Official Blogger for SCBWI: THE BLOG at http://scbwi.blogspot.com/ and Captain of SCBWI Team Blog
Co-Regional Advisor, SCBWI Los Angeles 
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