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Welcome to Whimsically Yours, a monthly newsletter by me, Patrice Caldwell. Slytherin with a Ravenclaw moon. Founder of People of Color in Publishing. Literary Agent at Howard Morhaim Literary Agency. My anthology, A Phoenix First Must Burn: 16 tales of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope is out on March 10, 2020 from Viking Books for Young Readers (part of Penguin Teen/Penguin Random House) in the US and Canada and Hot Key Books in the UK. Learn more about me here.

Subscribe to get full access to Whimsically Yours, which features monthly writer wisdom (pep talks, writing craft + career insights, lessons learned from from being a writer and a former book editor at a major publisher turned literary agent).

Why Whimsically Yours? Well, once upon a time I was a book blogger and that was the name of my book blog. This is a homage of sorts. If you know me from Twitter, you know that I like to keep things real and hopeful and I like to gush about my favorite books and shows and book events I’m going to/have gone to. I’ll be doing all of that, and maybe more, here in a format straight to your inbox.

Who is this for? Anyone, but really creative minds (which is kinda anyone as I feel all of us are creative in some ways). If you’re a professional writer, artist, etc. you’ll find this newsletter especially appealing. I’ll be talking both as a writer and book publishing professional about all the things. And I welcome questions here (leave a comment!), on Twitter, or via email.

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