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Grace Lin

About Grace Lin

Grace Lin is the co-founder of KitLitWomen* and the host of the KidLitWomen* podcast. Her most recent picture book is A Big Mooncake for Little Star. Her novel Where the Mountain Meets the Moon was a Newbery honoree and her early reader Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! won a Geisel Honor (all Little, Brown).

The Writer’s Page: “Speak with Us, Not for Us”

KidLitWomen* was co-founded by Grace Lin and Karen Blumenthal in March 2017, with the mission of “calling attention to the gender inequities of our industry, uplifting the women who have not received their due, and finding solutions to reach equality.” The following article expands on a KidLitWomen* social media post by Lin. Many of my […]

Studio Views: Gouache and I

For the last eighteen years, I’ve used gouache as my main medium. I fell in love with its bright, crisp colors, but it is gouache’s water-solubility that has kept me faithful. Many a time, after having a lengthy color deliberation with myself, I’ll find the brush in my hand hard with dried paint. Unlike acrylic […]