30 Minutes spotlights excerpts from the 2016 Tucson Festival of Books. Americans All: Breaking the Color Barrier in Main Stream Publishing features authors Cathy Camper and Meg Medina discussing their processes, challenges, and successes in making literature more representative and accessible.
Cuban American Meg Medina is the award winning author of “Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass”, picture books, and young adult novels. Arab American Cathy Camper is a Portland based librarian who has written “Lowriders in Space” and other picture books. This has been part 1 of a 2 part series.
This panel discussion took place at the Nuestras Raices pavillion and is a program of the Pima County Public Library in 2016.
Recorded and produced by Amanda Shauger.