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Mackin's Lifting Voices

Celebrating and Advancing Diverse Perspectives

Our Lifting Voices webinar series provides a platform for underrepresented voices in children’s and YA publishing to share their unique stories and perspectives with educators.

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Featured Authors and Presenters in Our Lifting Voices Series

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Joseph Bruchac
Author

Ryan Calejo

Ryan Calejo
Author

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Cathy Camper
Author

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Cátia Chien
Illustrator

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John Cho
Author & Actor

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Kristy Caldwell
Illustrator & Educator

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Sarah Park Dahlen
Associate Professor

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P. Djélì Clark
Author & Historian

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J. Elle
Author

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Gabriela Epstein
Comic Artist & Illustrator

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Debbi Michiko Florence
Author

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AG Ford
Illustrator

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Eric Gansworth
Author

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Kristen Mai Giang
Author

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Adam Gidwitz
Author

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Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
Author & Artist

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Michaela Goade
Illustrator & Graphic Designer

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Duchess Harris, JD, PhD
Professor

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Donna Barba Higuera
Author

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Carol Hinz
Publisher

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Veera Hiranandani
Author

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Cheryl Willis Hudson and Wade Hudson
Authors

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Meryl Jaffe, Ph.D
Author & Teacher

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Varian Johnson
Author

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Frederick Joseph
Author & Activist

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Mike Jung
Author

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Hena Khan
Author

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Kazu Kibuishi
Graphic Novel Author & Illustrator

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Shabazz Larkin
Author & Illustrator

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June Jo Lee
Author & Food Ethnographer

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Philip Lee
Publisher

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Kendra Levin
Editorial Director

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Arthur A. Levine
President & Editor-in-Chief

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Carole Lindstrom
Author

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Torrey Maldonado
Author

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Kwame Mbalia
Author

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Denene Millner
Editor

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Yuyi Morales
Illustrator

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Suyi Davies Okungbowa
Author

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Man One
Illustrator & Graffiti Artist

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Andrea Davis Pinkney
Author

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NoNieqa Ramos
Author

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Jewell Parker Rhodes
Author

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Andrea L. Rogers
Author

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DaVaun Sanders
Author & Editor

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Connie Schofield-Morrison
Author

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Colby Sharp
Author & Teacher

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 Christina Soontornvat
Author

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Traci Sorell
Author

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Don Tate
Author & Illustrator

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Nick Thomas
Executive Editor

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Anton Treuer
Author

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Gita Varadarajan
Author & Teacher

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Padma Venkatraman
Author

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Krista Vitola
Editor

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Wendy Wan-Long Shang
Author

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Shannon Wright
Illustrator

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Renée Watson
Author

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Kao Kalia Yang
Author

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Kelly Yang
Author

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Eugene Yelchin
Author & Illustrator

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Leslie C. Youngblood
Author

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Deeba Zargarpur
Editor

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Kat Zhang
Author