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What's a Jo Graham book?

I was doing a grant application recently and one of the questions stumped me. "What makes it a _____ book? How would a reader know your work out of all the books in the library?" So I put that question to you: What is a Jo Graham book? What makes it different? How would you guess a book was mine?


Sep. 23rd, 2016 02:37 pm (UTC)
And also, because I forgot the first time I was writing: your characters.

I've said before that I need to see characters like Elza written well and celebrated, because I need to see characters who are not me, who would make decisions and live a life I would never choose in a million years, and I need to see them as good and honorable and empathetic characters that I can believe. Because literature should be about increasing the number of ways to be a valid and honored human being, and expanding the concept of what is needed and welcomed at the table of existence.