Cuban American author Meg Medina is National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Meg Medina in Washington Square Park after her talk at the U.S. Book Show in New York City on May 24, 2023. She holds her 2013 young adult novel “Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass.” Photo by Ricardo J. Partida for palabra

Editor’s note: This story first appeared on palabra, the digital news site by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.