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#OwnVoices: The Need for Genuine-Experience Authors

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#OwnVoices is a hashtag movement, coined by Corinne Doyvis on Twitter, that refers to a book written by an author from an underrepresented group about their own experiences from their own perspective within that group. Underrepresented groups include BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), Latinx, Jewish, Muslim, LGBTQ+, Body Positive, Differently-Abled authors and many more…. read more >>