Is My Character “Black Enough”? Advice on Writing Cross-Culturally

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares advice on writing cross-culturally for an author who wonders, “Is my character black enough?”

Publishing Advice: Pitching, Querying, and ‘We don’t know how to market this’

Tu Books Publisher Stacy Whitman and author Joseph Bruchac offer advice to writers on pitching, querying, and finding the right readers.

10 Great Resources for Writing Cross-Culturally

Ten great resources for authors writing outside their own cultures.

Advice on Getting Published from a YA Editor and Author, Part I

Author Joseph Bruchac and Publisher Stacy Whitman share advice on writing and getting published.

10 Tips for Being a Badass in Post-Apocalyptic Times

10 tips from Killer of Enemies’ monster-slaying heroine, Lozen, on how to survive in a post-apocalyptic world.

Where Does Zilombo Live? A Photo Tour of the English Countryside

SP Gates, author of the lower middle grade novel The Monster in the Mudball, shares some photos of the places in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, where the story takes place.

Reminder: Our Tu Friends & Family Sale is Happening Now!

Our Tu Books Friends & Family Sale has been extended through Friday! Don’t miss out on these great discounts on some excellent books.

People of Color in Once Upon a Time

Tu Books Publisher Stacy Whitman reflects on the representation of people of color in the TV show Once Upon a Time

How diverse is the NYPL’s 100 Great Children’s Books list?

Tu Books Publisher Stacy Whitman looks at how many diverse titles made the New York Public Library’s list of 100 Great Children’s Books from the Last 100 Years.


Tu Books is excited to announce the release of two new fall titles, KILLER OF ENEMIES and THE MONSTER IN THE MUDBALL.


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