About Stephanie Sendaula

Stephanie Sendaula (ssendaula@mediasourceinc.com) is an Associate Editor at Library Journal.

Coming of Age in Apartheid-era South Africa | Debut Spotlight

South African–born, Toronto-based first novelist Bianca Marais’s Hum If You Don’t Know the Words tells the absorbing coming-of-age story of nine-year-old Robin Conrad. Living as a young white girl in Apartheid-era South Africa, Robin forms a new family after losing her own.

The First Amendment Resistance Presented By Pen America | Book Expo 2017

Activists, journalists, authors, lawyers, and a Gamergate survivor discussed First Amendment Resistance at a Pen America-sponsored panel.

We Need Diverse Books: Following Up After Fouling Up | BookExpo 2017

Eager listeners gathered on Friday, June 2 for We Need Diverse Books: Following Up After Fouling Up: Real Talk About Real Apologies. Moderated by Boston University School of Education’s Laura M. Jiménez, the panel featured award-winning author Alex Gino; bestselling author Daniel José Older; LJ and SLJ Reviews Director Kiera Parrot; and author Ibi Zoboi, […]

Janet Mock in Conversation with Doreen St. Felix | Book Con 2017

  On Saturday, June 3, BookCon attendees visited the Downtown Stage to hear journalist and author Janet Mock chat with MTV News writer Doreen St. Felix about her latest memoir, Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me (Atria: S. & S.). Mock’s first memoir, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much […]

The Second Time Around | Day of Dialog 2017

Five authors discuss the ups and downs of writing a second novel.

“Bridging Worlds” with Librarians Pun, Collard, and Parrott

Raymond Pun, Scott Collard, and Justin Parrott, editors of Bridging Worlds: Emerging Models and Practices of U.S. Academic Libraries Around the Globe discuss the inspiration for their new book, the role of academic libraries in global initiatives, and getting started in an international career.

New York Comic Con: Top Library Panels

                      With a record attendance of 180,000, New York Comic Con, October 6-9, 2016, packed several informative panels for librarians and educators into its first full day of programming. Here are some highlights we discovered. Body of Evidence: How We See Ourselves in Comics Attendance: […]

Future Career Moves | Designing the Future

Davis Erin Anderson, a 2012 Special Libraries Association (SLA) Rising Star and 2012 LJ Mover & Shaker (M&S), and Raymond Pun, First Year Student Success librarian at California State University, Fresno, a 2012 LJ M&S, 2014 American Library Association Emerging Leader, and 2016 SLA Rising Star, are coeditors of Career Transitions for Librarians

Proactive Librarianship | Designing the Future

R. David Lankes, author of The Atlas of New Librarianship and The New Librarianship Field Guide, talks about his vision of the future of librarianship

We Need Diverse Books at ALA Midwinter

A standing-room-only crowd, along with dozens of others sitting in staggered rows on the floor, attended the We Need Diverse Books panel at the most recent ALA Midwinter conference in Boston. A mainstay at ALA, BookExpo America (BEA), and New York Comic-Con (NYCC), the We Need Diverse Books campaign continues to engage followers and supporters […]