Lee Wind Newsletter #23 - June 8 - 23, 2013

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Jul 8, 2013, 2:27:53 PM7/8/13
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Hi!  It's a summer of reading (and catching up) so please enjoy the twenty-third edition of my newsletter!

It's organized into three sections, 

1.  New on the "I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell do I Read?" Blog
2.  Children's Literature, SCBWI and Publishing Updates
3.  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:

Gordon The Giraffe: a Picture Book with a Gay Main Character, Bullying, & a Happy Ending http://bit.ly/1705cGu

Same Cell Organism: Heartwarming Gay & Trans Manga Love Stories - Review by Aaron Walsh http://bit.ly/12Th0Kp

Meeting You: Manga Stories of Gay Passion review by Aaron Walsh http://bit.ly/12egE0o

Impossibly Glamorous: A Memoir of "How A Misfit From Kansas Became An Asian Sensation"http://bit.ly/1aT7uvN

His Dark Materials Series- Fantasy Adventure With Dæmons, Armored Talking Bears & Gay Angels http://bit.ly/1bNp7cp

They Call Me A Hero - A Young Gay Man's Memoir http://bit.ly/1canh5A

The Real Teen Voices Series: Vicious, Rage and Pressure http://bit.ly/1c0hDD4

We The Animals - A Gay Coming Of Age Story http://bit.ly/1c58IA4

Culture, Politics, & Gay-Straight Alliance Info:

Fun New Music - Mal Blum http://bit.ly/12yMp1f 

Kim Ho’s 'The Language of Love' - an incredible 9 minute short film about a teen's first love http://bit.ly/14DKa03


2.  Children's Literature, SCBWI and Publishing Updates 

SCBWI's Student Writer Scholarship Deadline Extended to June 15th http://bit.ly/13wYpXK

On The Future Of Publishing- John Green's acceptance for the ABA's Indies Choice Award at BEA http://bit.ly/1a6oDPz

"Why Should I Join the SCBWI?" - 19 writers give their answers http://bit.ly/12gxUmp

SCBWI 2013 Crystal Kite Winner Jean Reagan for "How To Babysit A Grandpa" http://bit.ly/184nfzP

3.  Current Inspiration:

"If you're falling… dive."
- Joseph Campbell, as quoted by Sura at http://suracenter.com/blog/2013/06/a-new-time/


Lee Wind, M.Ed.
Blogger, Author, Speaker

Founding Blogger of "I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell do I Read?"  (Voted Best GLBT Book Blog, BBAW 2009 and 2011) 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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