cover and excerpt time

I’m excited to announce the cover reveal and exclusive first chapter for What’s Coming to Me, hosted by We Need Diverse Books (WNDB), a pioneer organization working to make children’s literature and publishing as diverse as our actual world.

In 2016, I was fortunate enough to receive a WNDB Walter Dean Myers Grant, a massive honor. Grieving and in flux, it nudged me to continue writing at a time when I frankly wasn’t sure if I could. To have them here for this milestone in my debut novel journey is more than fitting. Who doesn’t love a full-circle moment?

And this cover by the ferociously talented Naranjalidad! Speaks for itself.

Here’s an excerpt of the excerpt:

Anthony’s going to kill us.

Yes, that’s all you get. Now go read the rest. And while you’re there & if you’re able, consider donating to We Need Diverse Books!