National Teen Lock-In Live Author Chat

Posted on Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019

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Friday, July 26, I’ll be participating in the National Teen Lock-In Chat. Go to this link to watch me, live! Friday, July 26, 11:00 PM EDT.

Is this truly what we’ve become as a nation?

Posted on Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019

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When he was elected, I knew things were going to get bad. I just didn’t think they’d get this bad.

Florida Tea Party: 0, Freedom to Read: 1

Posted on Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

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Looks like the Florida Tea Party failed in their attempt to get ALMOST PERFECT (and a bunch of other, much better books), banned from the school libraries.

I told him his sexual assault jokes weren’t funny…

Posted on Monday, 13th May, 2019

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Oz Con

Posted on Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019

Can’t wait to see you there!

“Obsene, even pornographic”

Posted on Saturday, 2nd March, 2019

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It would seem that the Florida Tea Party is trying to get ALMOST PERFECT removed from the local high school libraries. I’m just honored to be on the same list as their other targets:

  • Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher (available at Forest and Lake Weir high schools)
  • Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt (available at all Marion high schools)
  • The Women of Brewster’s Place by Gloria Naylor (available at North Marion High)
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (available at all Marion high schools)
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison: (available at all Marion high schools)
  • The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu(available at all Marion high schools)
  • Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia (available at Dunnellon High School and West Port High School)
  • Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan (available at all Marion high schools except Dunnellon)
  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin: (available at all Marion high schools)
  • Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess(available at Dunnellon, North Marion, Vanguard and West Port high schools)

South Carolina Young Adult Book Award

Posted on Saturday, 9th February, 2019

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DEACON LOCKE was nominated for the 2019-2020 South Carolina Young Adult Book Award!

Local Authors’ Night, Skylark Bookshop

Posted on Monday, 26th November, 2018

Stop by Skylark Bookshop in Columbia, MO, on November 28, from 6:00-7:30 to meet me and three other local authors!

VOTE!

Posted on Monday, 5th November, 2018

Your country depends on it.

First Five Pages Workshop

Posted on Sunday, 4th November, 2018

So excited to be a guest mentor at the First Five Pages Workshop this year.