printz susann1

Issue 1.1 Contributor Susann Cokal has been awarded a silver medal Honor from the American Library Association’s 2014 Printz Award series​ for her novel The Kingdom of Little Wounds. The Printzes  are selected annually for excellence in young adult literature, and the prize series is one of the highest honors for the genre.

Read more about the novel and her reaction to hearing the news in this article on while you’re at it, take a look back at her essay on girlhood, friendship, and Barbie’s best friend: “Making Friends with Midge” from Issue 1.1.





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