I am finishing edits on a novel, expecting new edits on another novel, and have looming deadlines for other projects. Which means that blogging has been moved to the back burner. This state of affairs may last for a few weeks, so posting here is likely to be sporadic. My apologies.
But here is a terrific article by Elizabeth Bluemle for Publishers Weekly about The Elephant in the Room -- diversity in publishing children's literature, or the lack thereof.