This week we to talk Jamie Sumner, a middle grade author living in Nashville who’s wonderful novel Roll With It is earning rave reviews since its release in October, including starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus and Booklist.
Her second and third middle-grade novels with Atheneum Books for Young Readers (Simon & Schuster) will be coming out in 2020 and 2021. She is also the author of the nonfiction book on motherhood, Unbound.
Jamie has written for the New York Times and the Washington Post as well as other publications and is the reviews editor at Literary Mama.
She’s also a mom to a son with cerebral palsy and she writes and speaks about disability in literature. She loves stories that celebrate the grit and beauty in all kids. She and her family live in Nashville, Tennessee. Visit her at www.jamie-sumner.com.
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Things we mention (or forget to mention) that you should check out:
- Jamie’s novel Roll With It.
- Jamie’s website and mailing list: http://jamie-sumner.com/.
- Our mailing list! Sign up today and you’ll get cool subscriber only perks like bonus material.
Disclosure: By the way, all of these links are affiliate links, so if you buy something, you pay the same, but Nora gets a few pennies for her big 8th grade trip fund.