Interview: Nicola Yoon, Author Of ‘Everything, Everything’ : NPR

Psst! The bubble’s a metaphor. This one’s at the top of my TBR pile.

I think we live in a very diverse world, and we need to represent that world that we live it. There are a lot of beautiful people in the world, and they need to get counted. They need to be the heroes in stories, as well. I’ll say, for me, it’s very personal. I’m African-American, my husband’s Korean-American, our daughter’s mixed. When I grew up, I didn’t really see myself in stories, and it was important for me, for my daughter to be able to see herself in stories, as well.

Read more about this new YA novel at: Interview: Nicola Yoon, Author Of ‘Everything, Everything’ : NPR

This entry was posted in Inklings. Bookmark the permalink.