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Rita Lorraine

Rita Lorraine

Hello Everyone! I'm a former educator of 20+ years with an advanced degree in School Psychology and I'm currently a full-time children's writer, ghost writer, and freelance editor. I earned the 2014 SCBWI Letter of Merit for an unpublished Multicultural manuscript; I am the 2012 Lee and Low New Voices Award Winner; I am the author of Getting a Job in the Food Industry (Rosen Publishing, 2013), Getting the Most Out of MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses (Rosen, 2015); The Right Degree for Me in Healthcare (Rosen, 2015); and African Americans of Chattanooga: A History of Unsung Heroes (The History Press, 2008). I am also a Media Professional for the New York Journal of Books, a member of, and a member of 12x12 - 12 Picture Books, 12 Months.

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    Thanks for this information!

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Hi Jessica,
    Thanks for stopping by. I’m glad this helped you. Go for it, girl! You never know how it’ll turn out.
    Rita Lorraine

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    Karen Strong

    Thanks Rita for this heads up. I didn’t even know about this contest. Do you plan on entering?

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Hi Karen,
    Thanks for stopping by! Glad you could use the info. Yes, I plan on entering. Let’s keep each other posted.

    Rita L.

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    T. Jarrett

    thanks for putting that out there!

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Hi T!
    You’re very welcome. Hope it helps.
    Rita L.

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