From my occasional email newsletter, Bartography Express, which got sent out last night (and is available online for the next few weeks):

“Amid the work I did this summer on the sequel to Shark Vs. Train and my next picture book biography, The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch, I got to take part in three terrific events that fueled me and fired me and reminded me of just how lucky I am to get to spend so much time with other writers and readers and lovers of books.”

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