I AM LUPE WITH SELA AHOSIVI ATIOLA
Today’s guest is a Tongan Australian writer from Sydney Australia. She is a mother and early childhood educator with a Bachelor of Social Science from Swinburne University of Technology. Her writing has been featured on SBS Voices and Storycasters Culinary Magazine.
She’s popped in today to chat with Ken about her writing journey, finding a niche in the picture book market, a passion for her writing community and diversity in literature, and her new picture book titled, I am Lupe – a wonderful celebration of the differences that make us who we are.
Author: Sela Ahosivi Atiola
Illustrator: Yani Agustina
Publisher: Hachette, Aust, 2023
Other things mentioned in this episode:
Sweatshop Literary Movement: To find out more about this organisation, click on their website here.
BOOK REVIEWS WITH LIV
Liv reviews a series of new books for early readers titled, Hello Twigs.
Liv chats to Ken all about the first four books in the series, the characters, the important themes, the quirky illustrations, and all the fun that Liv sees as being a new favourite series.