On this episode of Everything is Canon, Steve talks with Melody Simpson, writer and creator of the amazing Melanin in YA directory!
Melanin in YA was created as a resource for all things Black in traditional Young Adult publishing. The mission for Melanin in YA is to provide a hub of information to amplify and invest in Black voices, making this a no excuses database in the YA space. The directory is a space to search for Black authors, agents, editors, cover designers, narrators, influencers, and more.
The main page covers news which includes but is not limited to book deal and movie/TV adaptation announcements, cover reveals, new releases, awards, and more.
They discuss all sorts of things including the inspiration behind this incredible resource and their favorite TV shows, movies, and books of 2020!