Into the Trenches
Contributed to CBC Diversity by Julie Bliven, Editor at Charlesbridge
As an editor, I wish I had more opportunities to see first-hand
how young readers interact with the books I’ve worked on. I gauge reader
responses from sales figures, reviews, and blog posts. I also solicit blunt
commentary from my niece and nephew. But that’s about all I’ve got.
In the aftermath of the controversy surrounding A Fine Dessert and