Author of JUST AS YOU ARE (Dial, 2023). Editor at Bloomsbury Children’s. Repped by @AgentJessicaA . She/her.
Ava Reid Updates @asimonereid1 in 6 children are sexually abused & so many children's authors act as if this is below their attention. choosing to ignore it is beyond cowardly - brushing off what makes you uncomfortable rather than engaging compassionately w/ one of the most virulent & prevalent social ills twitter.com/sophietcohen/s…
Agents, I’m open to and would love to see MG and YA about surviving sexual assault, especially ones that offer hope to teen and kid survivors (not necessarily neat answers/linear healing/happy endings, but hope!) #MSWL