For two years ending in July 2021, Karen Craigo — author of the full-length poetry collections Passing Through Humansville and No More Milk as well as the mini-collections Escaped Housewife Tries Hard to Blend In, Stone For an Eye, and Someone Could Build Something Here — served as Missouri’s poet laureate.
It’s a common misconception that people who borrow books from libraries do so to avoid paying for them. The truth is that the Venn diagram of book borrowers and book buyers is much closer to a singular circle.
Point of View: Thomas Nixon, Library Services Manager, Fresno Unified School District
OverDrive Education talks with Thomas Nixon, Library Services Manager for the Fresno Unified School District (CA). Thomas discusses serving a diverse student body, using government relief funds to expand access to reading, social media as an outreach tool and more.
Zakiya Dalila Harris has taken the literary world by storm with her debut novel, The Other Black Girl. The title was an instant New York Times bestseller and has received critical acclaim from every corner of the internet.