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Despite the fact that I told them I dropped an f-bomb back in my first-ever preschool story hour, the powers that be have still decided that I’m going to host my first-ever live webcast, and it’s coming your way this coming Wednesday. For “Exploring Race, Mistakes, and Friendship through Poetry,” I’ll be joined by Irene Latham, Charles Waters, and Selina Alko, who, along with Sean Qualls (who can’t be with us), are the creators of Can I Touch Your Hair: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship, published by Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, sponsors of this webcast. And I hope you will be joining us too.

And if you are a Talks With Roger subscriber, next Tuesday (I’m hoping; there have been some technical difficulties) will bring you a video-recorded conversation I had with Andrea Pinkney last month in New York about her new book Martin Rising: Requiem for a King, illustrated by Brian Pinkney. Scholastic is the publisher of the book and sponsor of this edition of Talks, and  it’s a good interview if I do say so myself.

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

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