Graphic showing Anna Kang and some of the characters she writes about. Illustrations by her husband, Christopher Weyant. Graphic: Valley of Writers

Anna Kang’s debut picture book, You Are (Not) Small, was published in 2014. She has, since then, published seven more books, all illustrated by her husband, Christopher Weyant.  You Are (Not) Small has won several awards, including the 2015 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, and was listed as one of the NPR BestMore

UMass Amherst MFA Student, Yvette Lisa Ndlovu.

I first heard about MFA programs when I took a writing class at Cornell University as an undergrad. Back then, I was still a Government major who thought I would go into the non-profit world or politics.  I knew I wanted to tell Zimbabwean stories and fight for female empowerment.More