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AF=Ann Felicity. National Book Award Nominee for KISS NUMBER 8 with @etcillustration. Associate Director of Original Content for @epic4kids. She/Her/They

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Happy indigenous peoples day!! To kick off the day I’m going to share my favorite TikToker and her mother who throa… https://t.co/iFMT2ax8w2
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10/12
2020
@MarthaMihalick It makes me so happy you still have it though not as happy that we both relate to the shirt’s senti… https://t.co/6WJ6Oz5TENWhen you realize @colleenaf made you the perfect shirt for this week more than a decade ago. https://t.co/xIDHWF4izT
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10/9
2020
Amazing moment just now on CNN where Gloria Borger, the sole woman on a panel with 4 men, starts to explain what it… https://t.co/wM34xuDJfR
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableEvery woman watching the VP debate who has ever been talked over by a man (aka every woman alive & dead) is throwin… https://t.co/KkPjZBJrwA
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10/8
2020
this has been a saga https://t.co/RKUTBxxBij
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableKids in america be like "oh man if i don't create my magnus opus by age 25 I'll never be an artist" meanwhile i kee… https://t.co/4A9ctD1yn0
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10/7
2020
Jacqueline Woodson Named a 2020 MacArthur Fellow https://t.co/KA5b63A3nx https://t.co/g3waipJoQO
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableThe Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom, with words by me and art by @liantomato, was featured on this incredible list of the… https://t.co/rbYB6zdZdq @ScottBatemanMan Thank you!!! @RedBalloonBooks @Gojira007X Aww my heart! @Ebonyteach @NealShusterman @randyribay @RedBalloonBooks Feel so lucky I got the opportunity to work alongside all… https://t.co/6tPHIQbKgo"There is a perfect instrument for everyone. Let's find yours!" 🥁⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ THE OBOE GOES BOOM BOOM BOOM by @colleenaf i… https://t.co/HMqFeesXZD
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableHere they all are, for purchase on @Bookshop_Org! https://t.co/RmhxqIUhZr (And, always, you can shop directly from your local indie!)
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableJust realized I posted that last tweet twice, but I'm keeping them both there because I mean it! And with all the b… https://t.co/w8Yii9Dr6lI'm so proud of our @nationalbook Finalists, but a message to ALL the NBA Longlist honorees: As someone who was a L… https://t.co/cSu1zSb3BU @tracichee Thank YOU for creating such an incredible book.I'm so proud of our @nationalbook Finalists, but a message to ALL the NBA Longlist honorees: As someone who was a L… https://t.co/9VZDTkU7p4In my excitement I didn't tag @dantey114! Congrats! (As someone who co-created my own NBA nominated graphic novel,… https://t.co/mQGJsbNmnjThe YPL @nationalbook finalists are here! Congrats @kacencallender @tracichee @BecomHer @JamiesonV and… https://t.co/MKRCXRd6CpAnnouncing the 2020 #NBAwards Finalists! https://t.co/ncAs3xaa0Z
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableIt's a little less than two hours until #NBAwards Finalists time! 10:30 AM EST! 📚🎉
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10/6
2020
@cuentistawrites What?!?! NO. I do not accept!
10/5
2020
We're over the moon to announce this year's 32 MICE Mini-Grant Winners! We were able to more than triple our availa… https://t.co/fQWzsWPyje
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10/1
2020
@RosemaryMosco @audubonsociety I also loved hearing about cemeteries and birding since the only place I've tried to… https://t.co/e1LUB2G6lkWishing I could talk birds & nature with @RosemaryMosco in person, but seeing her be a rockstar on @audubonsocietyhttps://t.co/7d7s5zTQnJ @RedBalloonBooks @nationalbook All the lists on your recommended page made me smile! @Ebonyteach No to fevers! Hope you are feeling better!I seriously wonder how sane I'd currently be if I didn't have books right now—especially books that talk directly t… https://t.co/N48Pt9R55rOne week until the 5 YPL @nationalbook Finalists are announced! Have you read all the 10 amazing nominees?… https://t.co/PQF6iPe2fc
9/30
2020
@ImDonBecker It’s a very solid fluffy delicious foundation for a friendship! https://t.co/2HvA8QWFoB @License_Farm I love him!Happy #LumberjackDay! Celebrate today by wearing plaid & your best fake (or real) beard & eating large amounts of p… https://t.co/3E3iY3KUxk
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableIt's that time again! It's the 15th anniversary of #LumberjackDay / #NationalPancakeDay In this strange year, make… https://t.co/2f8LR6xWWc#NationalPancakeDay https://t.co/SdqFaokM6u
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableWe're celebrating #LumberjackDay with our favorite same-named couple! ❤️🖤 https://t.co/Tq22PfTkRp
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9/26
2020
@MrSchuReads @liantomato Thank you! @liantomato is INCREDIBLE. I feel like everyone who reads this is going to become a super fan like me!All the kids featured in the book are based on real-life brilliant musicians. Here’s a playlist to get to know thes… https://t.co/8ZrpjrMAELThe Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom is here! Happy book birthday! @liantomato @GreenwillowBook @MarthaMihalick https://t.co/YBNP3aemO6Clarinet trill please..... https://t.co/kZiQkeaWI5🎶There's a musical instrument for everyone! In this laugh-out-loud picture book, you'll find yourself shouting BOOM… https://t.co/ibVtQBNtDy
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9/22
2020
Trying to figure out how to have hope. To not be terrified that the progress we’ve made is going to be ripped away.… https://t.co/zrYoN74TNaThe fact that we can't grieve without being terrified for our future is just devastating.
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableAlways my hero. Once my Halloween costume. We’re going to miss you so much #RBG. #DrinkingTheBloodOfMyEnemies https://t.co/EkT4S6N1AM
9/19
2020
@travisnichols Haha...huh?Made a purdy image of the entire 2020 #NBAwards Young People’s Literature Longlist because I LOVE THESE BOOKS. Feel… https://t.co/JcbrZJp5sX @nationalbook So giddy to be able to sit back and relax and enjoy the rest of the lists! GIMME BOOKS TO READ OTHER AMAZING JUDGES!!!Follow these amazing creators! @kacencallender @tracichee @freeblackgirl @becomher @JamiesonV @dantey114https://t.co/HANxUQSGZB @RedBalloonBooks @andrewkarre Joan is so pro! She's the best. Oh, Captain, My Captain! @andrewkarre Aw. Thank you! I adore book discussions so much and part of me was always sad I wasn't a librarian and… https://t.co/ct8jnpO9dG311 books nominated and read. 10 books stood above the rest! All first time nominees! (Which I didn't even realize… https://t.co/kgedQu3os0 @likaluca @Ebonyteach @randyribay @NealShusterman And shout-out to YOU. I'm so glad we got to work with you in your… https://t.co/wCqiODk60Z @williealex Thank you!!! Being on the committee is so incredible!Longlist Revealed: 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature #NBAwards https://t.co/InEWCFaE1O https://t.co/Q1eykaZdMP
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableIt's the first day of #NBAwards Longlist announcements! We are so excited to announce the ten titles on the 2020 Na… https://t.co/LB3L390sW9
Retweeted by Colleen AF Venable🐰Bunny owners of kidlit, assemble! 🐰 Like or comment with a picture of your bun so I can add you to a list I'm mak… https://t.co/cOtZQhpo5M
Retweeted by Colleen AF Venable @ImDonBecker No luck needed! I got to help pick the winners! (Which was even more fun than winning last year...or yeah know, pretty tied!)One hour to go!!! #NBAwardsGood morning! Longlists begin today at 10 am ET, starting with Young People's Literature! AND our beautiful Nationa… https://t.co/vjjUXYS55t
Retweeted by Colleen AF Venable @robochai @KidlitKat @aimeefleck @lwbean Those faces! 😍 @KidlitKat Also have to post this baby video of my fosters which are going to their adopter tonight. 😍😍😭 I’ve had t… https://t.co/mfyx4lZwYj @KidlitKat Other kidlit bunny people! @aimeefleck @robochai @lwbean ! https://t.co/ct0eh11tKx @KidlitKat My cuties. (Pretending not to be trouble-makers) https://t.co/im4GowtVr7“What is your favorite season?” #NBAwards https://t.co/FbOwojD1iv
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9/16
2020
@annadobben @nationalbook Thank YOU for being amazing and helping us through this strange strange year!So giddy I won’t be able to sleep tonight! Huge virtual hugs to the greatest committee in the history of committees… https://t.co/sdwtRb6GFPIn 24 hours the @nationalbook Award Longlist for Young People’s Literature will be announced! It changed my life la… https://t.co/6UzkSQq20j
9/15
2020
@pengraffe @superyates @dcorsetto @dresdencodak @mways @CatherineFraas @badmachinery @malki @scottlava All your MAD… https://t.co/LP5IivXCVs @superyates Ohmigosh! Never noticed the tiny pic of me carrying @spqrblues in this comic. We didn’t even yolo tatto… https://t.co/aBmDFmBAJxSame. ❤️ Browse this thread if you want to see baby pics of all the greats of webcomic golden days. https://t.co/qLvG7r8jiQ @superyates @pengraffe @dcorsetto @dresdencodak @jephjacques @mways @CatherineFraas @badmachinery @malki @scottlavahttps://t.co/1vKyTT3486 @NorthbankNick @quezzie A) I don’t think there’s a UK version yet but hopefully! B) I’m doing okay. Lungs still get… https://t.co/kskfUhp7C3
9/12
2020
@EricaFails This whole outfit! 😍 The shirt looks amazing!
9/7
2020
@dikpose Ugh. That makes it even worse! You can pretend ignorance if you're new...but even then...ugh. @dikpose Co-creators! I want everyone to start using that term for picture books and graphic novels. Also kills me… https://t.co/eG2rehQo4a
9/6
2020
@MrSchuReads @Remy_Lai @mallorygrigg @Brian_Geffen @MacKidsBooks You gotta warn me about drinking tea while reading… https://t.co/Ove26vjDPcThis is the sound I make when I get surprised by a case design. Advance copies of The Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom!! Dr… https://t.co/t2EuBo6aFuCover Reveal: Pawcasso by @Remy_Lai https://t.co/5A71PgztYO Colorist: Sam Bennett | Designers: @colleenaf and… https://t.co/iS3uzo6tC6
Retweeted by Colleen AF VenableMy first copy of this zany gem of a book came today. One of my favorite things is @liantomato’s case cover art, whi… https://t.co/zc4SwQwdIc
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9/4
2020
@SWSondheimer I love the bad-ass way it looks now! @SWSondheimer I didn’t turn my head to the right because I cut my left side of my hair four times since quarantine started. @SWSondheimer https://t.co/31LUsU7bNLI read this wrong and thought it said “mouthing the words to Law & Order” and was surprised that Trump was smart en… https://t.co/wVqwBflZp5
9/1
2020
This quote breaks my heart, but it’s the truth. And if you don’t understand that, I don’t know what to say to you e… https://t.co/D08bpoQhBM
Retweeted by Colleen AF Venable @ScottBatemanMan Anything in particular that you feel like you're missing. Serious faces? Super weird faces? Me fal… https://t.co/lhczla1VwQ
8/27
2020
@ScottBatemanMan I still owe you video as my patreon prize! I’ll send that this week! @yesthatmkreed Sometimes I have nightmares about sweating til I bleed. @Mikevago @bergopolis Aw thanks, Mike. Any chance to collaborate on something cool sounds great to me! I’m personal… https://t.co/FdiqY3n2IM @runwithskizzers @bergopolis Co-sign as well! @yesthatmkreed @bergopolis Seconding!
8/26
2020
The 2020 Prism Awards (@cartoonart) finalists have been announced and include: 🌈#Bloom by @kevinpanetta & @Srganuchhttps://t.co/MHoUvtF5m8
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8/24
2020
Triumphant drum roll into a cymbal crash! (Only played on a giant bass drum. And the crash would likely being our h… https://t.co/FCvyIk2XbW
8/13
2020
@meghanad Most romantic scene of any movie.And *POOF* just like that. I suddenly want to follow baseball. #BernieLomax2020 https://t.co/ODkpu3K2IB @MarthaMihalick I was having a mini heart attack thinking I spelled it wrong in the book. PHEW!Wait a minute...something is weird. I'm feeling very strange. Is this...a good mood?! In 2020?! Comics make me happ… https://t.co/0TFL8qjXAVAre you reading Bright Family yet?! This new issue is my all time fav. https://t.co/PqtrFs8aKe @Sheena_655321 Home Alone 2 (because Trump is in it). @ianlendler @quezzie One day I'm going to close my eyes for a second and then accidentally sleep for seven years, b… https://t.co/SZfCzpXzKT
8/7
2020

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