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  • Where have I been...I've been in isolation, writing my head off!
  • I now have four educational titles under my belt, and one African American History nonfiction pictorial,.
  • I also have two historical fiction picture books that are COMING SOON.

About the author

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 I earned the 2014 SCBWI Letter of Merit for an unpublished Multicultural manuscript; I am the 2012 Lee and Low New Voices Award Winner; I am the author of Getting a Job in the Food Industry (Rosen Publishing, 2013),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 12×12 – 12 Picture Books, 12 Months.

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    Kristi Bernard

    I love author interviews. Crystal your book sounds like a must read. I am so glad to be enlightened in regards to Agents. I have not attended a conference yet but just the thought of seeking one out gives me hives. Thanks for sharing your knowledge. Happy Writing!

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    I love the interview! Thank you, Crystal and Rita! 🙂

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Hey Nathalie,
    Thanks for stopping by. I’m glad you enjoyed this interview. Isn’t Crystal awesome? I just know she’s going to grace us with more fantastic writing.

    Have a great day!

    Rita Lorraine

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