PACE alumnus Leah Johnson on her first book:
"I have at many times wondered, 'How do we do this? How do we keep writing books when it feels like the world is on fire?' And it all comes down to, if I’m not writing a book, what am I doing? If I’m not putting good out into the world in this way, then what contribution can I make? Some people’s contribution is working for the ACLU. Some people’s contribution is handing out water bottles at protests. And then there’s the artist, whose job is to create art that fuels us. And that is the lane that I’ve settled [in]."
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PACE alumnus Leah Johnson gains fame as young-adult novelist
Wednesday, June 30, 2021