I wrote the following essay some years ago. I’m reposting it in honour of Teacher Appreciation Day. My theory is that many teachers don’t get to see the impact of the good they do because it takes time for their influence to be felt. This story is about the immeasurable impact one of my best […]
To celebrate, please join me today on Twitter between 12-1 (PST) and 3-4 (EST). I will be dispensing iffy advice* of all sorts. Use the hashtag #AskJuby. *Advice not guaranteed to be good. Or to make sense.
Thank you to Shelf Awareness for the starred review of The Truth Commission! The fifth star! “Juby beautifully frames the questions at the heart of adolescence. When do you want to know the truth and when is it too much? How much do you present to the world and how much do you keep for […]
As you know, I’m a lucky enough duck that I’m going on a cross country tour with Susin Nielsen, author of several superb novels, including the upcoming We Are All Made of Molecules. This new one has Susin’s trademark humour and poignancy and will surely become another book adored by readers. If you’d like to […]
Well, I’m peeling myself off the ceiling. Thank you to Alexis Keinlen for alerting me to the general excellence of Sara Zarr’s podcast and giving me the mind-crumbling, heart bursting news that Gayle Forman said some incredibly kind things about the Truth Commission during her episode. The episode in general is a must-listen for any […]