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Teacher & author of National Book Award finalist PATRON SAINTS OF NOTHING. Also: AFTER THE SHOT DROPS & AN INFINITE NUMBER OF PARALLEL UNIVERSES. 🇵🇭🇺🇸

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Do white folks know that if police and prisons and ICE were abolished and the wealthy paid taxes and back taxes and… https://t.co/DWeKKdrb8P
Retweeted by Randy RibayGood morning, I am not on the East Coast, but the cover for MEET CUTE DIARY is officially here!!! Special thanks t… https://t.co/WD2zSvr2px
Retweeted by Randy RibayIn the United States, teachers can only deduct up to $250 a year of the money they personally spend on school suppl… https://t.co/wnle4OBkW1
Retweeted by Randy RibayOne does not have to be surprised in order to be outraged.
Retweeted by Randy Ribay“What does it mean when the system says, ‘Everything that happened in this Breonna Taylor shooting was legal’? Issu… https://t.co/B0oaGGEKTf
Retweeted by Randy RibayThere's so much in these tax returns that are not *just* about Trump, but about how the rich have different rules.… https://t.co/N0xonyoECF
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9/28
2020
Just finished the full NYT article on Trump’s many years of tax frauding and evading. But if you want a briefer ove… https://t.co/Y1gJPKWsUv
Retweeted by Randy Ribay @terry_casey I also had this on a t-shirt! I wore it all the time.Hot tip: feminism isn’t a girlpower sorority dedicated to being nice to other laydeez. It’s a liberatory political… https://t.co/7CGvB2m771
Retweeted by Randy Ribay @mlhoofer Glad you enjoyed! Thanks for reading!Year #57. One of the best YA books I’ve read in ages. Quality of writing on par w/an excellent adult read, but a st… https://t.co/0U7JDg86ly
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9/27
2020
@rubyibarra @liaa_melissa Beautiful poems, @liaa_melissa! Thanks for sharing, and keep writing! @KSekouM WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE by Shirley Jackson is a master class in voice.If you're BIPOC and trans/nonbinary and have written an MG or YA novel, respond by 9/27 at 11:59pm if you'd like a… https://t.co/LgfAYxpjrV
Retweeted by Randy Ribay @rubyibarra @liaa_melissa @dantebasco Was def planning to tune in!4yrs since the promise to win the drug war in 3 to 6 mos. was made – the promise remains unfulfilled, but the killi… https://t.co/Cv7veRG7cU
Retweeted by Randy RibayTOMORROW SEP 26 at 3PM PDT join us at: https://t.co/GtTwnRC6ta This will be my first full-length virtual concert wi… https://t.co/l1N50iN3hd
Retweeted by Randy RibayEvery heartwarming human interest story in america is like "he raised $20,000 to keep 200 orphans from being crushe… https://t.co/hDxN3j3KQg
Retweeted by Randy Ribaydon’t forget! we’re doing our #askDVpit Q&A next week Wednesday! bring your questions and use the #askDVpit tag sta… https://t.co/Fu2qFK2UxD
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9/26
2020
Have you...been to school? https://t.co/7tik6JmhvP
Retweeted by Randy RibayFor decades, the United States has funded State violence in the Philippines through aid to the military and police… https://t.co/E0eczLf1XL
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9/25
2020
The road to fascism is lined with people telling you to stop overreacting.
Retweeted by Randy RibayWe're hiring! Interested in a career as a literary agent? Paid part-time assistant position with mentorship (with m… https://t.co/tibvLrVUYu
Retweeted by Randy RibayI wrote about how, despite what the president wants you think, teaching students about the history of slavery is on… https://t.co/kxPKzgCtmq
Retweeted by Randy RibayIn my debut for @nytimes, I wrote about the racism I faced in my high school and what my school did to fix it: https://t.co/GpyxEi0wMS
Retweeted by Randy RibayWant to help get the vote out and fundraise? Join this group of creatives as we help push through the final weeks. https://t.co/NJIGlVpRBz
Retweeted by Randy RibayPeople need to stop asking Trump about whether he'll honor election results and start asking all the other people w… https://t.co/tlbhvVp1WD
Retweeted by Randy RibayAnd here is your moment of zen. https://t.co/yU5K9VQwzX
Retweeted by Randy RibayFrom its inception in slave patrols to the growth of militarization and surveillance, policing has always been a ra… https://t.co/OiEsml8DKL
Retweeted by Randy RibayA thread, of the golden variety. https://t.co/7S5weYsMEu
9/24
2020
This is how the system has been designed to operate. Black lives have never mattered. We hold these truths to be se… https://t.co/cjkqsycGjG
Retweeted by Randy RibayIf you are a voter in PA, please watch this. If you misuse the secrecy envelope, your ballot will be THROWN OUT. Fo… https://t.co/6XHwFxsJPR
Retweeted by Randy RibayThis country would rather deploy the National Guard on protestors than cement justice for Breonna Taylor. If you ar… https://t.co/Nu1LE98cxg
Retweeted by Randy RibayI don’t think the country realizes how close we are to being the doorstep of Authoritarian rule. If this happens, t… https://t.co/LD2ZRk4Esj
Retweeted by Randy Ribay @jandynelson 🙌🏽 @skylightbooks @jetchez @misallaneous1 @WriteinBK @YamileSMendez Thanks for including PSON, @YamileSMendez!Yamile also made us this excellent list of her favorite YA novels, featuring picks by @randyribay, @jetchez,… https://t.co/MbNlSj8xjj
Retweeted by Randy RibayRuth Bader Ginsburg was a woman who never let any man silence her. The most fitting tribute to her is to refuse to… https://t.co/GrgselE31Z
Retweeted by Randy RibayThis week's @indiebound YA bestseller list!! 🎉🎉 Congratulations to new entries @WriteinBK, @tracydeonn,… https://t.co/s3aMI6MGhS
Retweeted by Randy RibayWNDB's Emergency Fund for Diverse Creatives in Children’s Publishing is accepting applications! The fund provides $… https://t.co/Wij2Pa6OfT
Retweeted by Randy RibayExcited to announce that registration is now open for The Surprising Plot writing workshop, which starts on Oct 19!… https://t.co/SKTcQIadEY
Retweeted by Randy RibayIt’s Hispanic Heritage Month and we will be highlighting authors and their books for the month! We hope you enjoy our recommendations! ⬇️
Retweeted by Randy RibayJOB ALERT [Brooklyn, NY]: @VersoBooks is hosting a full-time fellowship program. The 2021 Fellowship program will r… https://t.co/4HMgfklhmg
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9/23
2020
@k_villoso Very powerful—Thank you for writing. And sorry for your family’s loss.This came out today...just as we're mourning the loss of an elder (my uncle) and celebrating the death anniversary… https://t.co/0bQqboqZol
Retweeted by Randy RibayHey California friends: I know it often feels a little useless to contact our reps, but here’s a big one. Let’s flo… https://t.co/HcklAHP6zS
Retweeted by Randy RibayRacism is the central organizing principle of this society. It’s not a side issue, it’s not a “lens” among many to… https://t.co/K35Vr1mYUD
Retweeted by Randy RibayThe United States has now surpassed 200,000 coronavirus deaths. We’re talking about mothers, fathers, grandparents—… https://t.co/arfyPSpuzS
Retweeted by Randy RibayRoe v. Wade. Health care. Climate change. Dreamers. Voting. The right to join a union. This is not a political gam… https://t.co/FhPuxaiPtT
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9/22
2020
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Retweeted by Randy Ribay"The Kingdom of God" according to the actual Bible: - everyone gets fed - universalized healthcare - debt is abol… https://t.co/lq3JXAgitX
Retweeted by Randy Ribay @AfomaUmesi Thanks for including ATSD!21 teen books featuring sporty protagonists, whether you're looking for soccer, basketball, sumo wrestling, hockey,… https://t.co/UTDW6OSOGU
Retweeted by Randy RibayHappy #LatinxHeritageMonth! Here's a thread with some titles to help you celebrate along with educator materials fo… https://t.co/4cVbR0Od0D
Retweeted by Randy Ribay(WARNING: The following illustrations may be graphic to some readers. Kindly view at your own discretion.) On the… https://t.co/3vybcmeLhj
Retweeted by Randy Ribay“I would be remiss if we didn’t recognize all the men and women who died in the Tulsa Massacre in 1921, the origina… https://t.co/1u7ugmF2hy
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9/21
2020
Gonna try to remember two things @prisonculture says today - 1) hope is a discipline. 2) cynicism isn’t generative.
Retweeted by Randy Ribay @MalakaGharib Nice! Yours is also in my Filipino section! @MalakaGharib https://t.co/TCmhc1Chz8 @JamiesonV @PenguinClass @penguinkids @RodeenLiterary @dantey114 Boosting!In honor of our nomination for the National Book Awards, it would bring me great joy to give a class set (15 copies… https://t.co/4gVD3mrXVc
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9/20
2020
If you speak an Asian language fluently and want to help encourage other Asian language speakers not to vote for Tr… https://t.co/VqYyb6pWbK
Retweeted by Randy RibayGood morning! If you’re feeling overwhelmed this morning, it’s okay! Remember, resistance and systemic change are a… https://t.co/auW8soNbLI
Retweeted by Randy Ribay#RageDonate now to these races we can flip to retake the Senate: 1. Arizona: Mark Kelly (D) 2. Colorado: Hickenloo… https://t.co/z8BPzLd5h5
Retweeted by Randy RibayI choose the discipline of hope over the ease of cynicism. I choose fortitude over fatalism. I choose to be who m… https://t.co/tVNCFIsrqG
Retweeted by Randy RibayI mourn the loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Raw grief. Joy will return some day, but for now I only feel grim resoluti… https://t.co/IurpUFinnt
Retweeted by Randy RibayMartial Law, Never Again The Daang Dokyu Streaming Cinema opens on September 19, 9am. The fest comes to your own s… https://t.co/jJQEqdIfb2
Retweeted by Randy RibayI know the popular analysis is going to be “we’re screwed,” and I *feel you.* But nah. RBG didn’t go out like tha… https://t.co/Ul3yBGoDw9
Retweeted by Randy Ribaywatching @AOC on live, [generally quoted:] "we're all tired, but this is what authoritarianism is supposed to do. I… https://t.co/nwwbDzOMjn
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9/19
2020
Shout out to the teachers who have their students read the declarations of Confederate secession, the narratives of… https://t.co/zHUJdOEMkL
Retweeted by Randy RibayRead more about the 2020 #NBAwards Longlist for Fiction books and authors on our website https://t.co/da0KJFBQUs
Retweeted by Randy RibayMy new ep CREATURES AMONG CREATURES is out! These songs are what happens when you stop reading & spend two months o… https://t.co/7AHssS020Y
Retweeted by Randy RibayOf course, yet again the most disappointing and infuriating thing about all of this is not what Trump has done but… https://t.co/fWjrZnByKzBut he knows some people are opposed to them and that if he issues this order, he'll get their continued support. H… https://t.co/15KOzdNiFZThis isn't about truth. Trump is not and has never been concerned with truth. I think it's more than likely that if… https://t.co/brHLRjipSLThis "1776 Commission" is the same nationalistic whitewashing of history that has been pushed by the world's worst… https://t.co/XJShGHj1UHAcknowledging this harsh but simple truth leads to a more complete and accurate understanding of our history, while… https://t.co/Kty9c0AufuExamples are literally everywhere in our past and our present.Our laws, policies, systems, etc. have historically benefited some while actively oppressing others. In order to en… https://t.co/2F2jytPsunAs an educator, writer, and citizen, this "1776 Commission" infuriates me. No person is perfect. No country is perf… https://t.co/jRc71wDtEOI teach so that our students can make this country what it says it is. Critical, anti-oppressive education is patriotic. ♥️🇺🇲🏳️‍🌈✊🏾🙂
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9/18
2020
The 1619 Project is available as a single PDF. https://t.co/JCXyEmNenf
Retweeted by Randy RibayWhile we're talking about patriotic: You know what's patriotic? The truth. Teaching kids factual information. Tha… https://t.co/c4BxTFkdLp
Retweeted by Randy RibayAaah it's up! The cover reveal & opening excerpt for ARSENIC AND ADOBO is up on @CrimeReads ! Huge thanks to… https://t.co/PpmKF8RlY7
Retweeted by Randy Ribay🚨 JOB NEWS 🚨 TEAM - delighted to say I’ve just been promoted to *Editor* at Macmillan Children’s Books! EEP! Ple… https://t.co/ICxN2sxEfF
Retweeted by Randy RibaySo I hope you will consider sending us some bucks. We need em. And we will use em well. https://t.co/VazYI02E67
Retweeted by Randy RibayThere's been a push in certain circles for "patriotic curriculum" that discourages kids from looking at American hi… https://t.co/F5VCmr0a2y
Retweeted by Randy RibayIt's here! Announcing the 2020 #NBAwards Longlist for Poetry https://t.co/6169PrlOCY
Retweeted by Randy Ribay @Almost_Anna @YAhooFestival @SEGreenAuthor @ericsmithrocks And you did an excellent job! @Ebonyteach Ooh, I just started that show!
9/17
2020
Well, that's all the announcing we've got for you today, folks! See you tomorrow at 10am ET for Poetry and again at… https://t.co/Jup1rKxJ0j
Retweeted by Randy RibayCatch me online to tonight for @YAhooFestival with @Almost_Anna, @ericsmithrocks, & @SEGreenAuthor! Register here:… https://t.co/jFsoR0U5vzCongratulations to all the 2020 #NBAwards Longlist authors and publishers! Thankful to @randyribay @colleenafhttps://t.co/8OAaFNXWF7
Retweeted by Randy RibayFollow these amazing creators! @kacencallender @tracichee @freeblackgirl @becomher @JamiesonV @dantey114https://t.co/HANxUQSGZB
Retweeted by Randy Ribay311 books nominated and read. 10 books stood above the rest! All first time nominees! (Which I didn't even realize… https://t.co/kgedQu3os0
Retweeted by Randy RibaySeeing all this enthusiasm is amazing right now. We are so pleased to recognize the work of the authors and artists… https://t.co/oUj1hdufAn
Retweeted by Randy RibayAaaaand here it is! Such an amazing experience to be part of the crew who put this together! https://t.co/KdSxLiuqZ9
9/16
2020
@bjanepr Feeling this. @Ebonyteach @colleenaf @NealShusterman @RedBalloonBooks @NewYorker https://t.co/yTjighqeX4I haven't been talking about 2020 books because I've been busy with @colleenaf @NealShusterman, @Ebonyteach, and Jo… https://t.co/KdzUwoWTzV
9/15
2020

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