Kelly Jensen

Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She's the editor/author of (DON'T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD. Her next book, BODY TALK, will publish in Fall 2020. Follow her on Instagram @heykellyjensen.

The Ultimate Updated Guide to YA Short Stories

What short stories have your favorite YA writers published? This guide will help you find them.

An Idaho Public Library Will Become Adults-Only July 1, 2024

Donnelly Public Library will be for adults only beginning July 1, as a result of a bill in the state that would allow parents to sue libraries with "inappropriate material."

What Do Book Challenge Forms Look Like?: Book Censorship News, May 17, 2024

Take a look at five different book challenge forms to understand how little effort goes into attempting to ban books. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Minnesota Bill to Ban Book Bans On Governor’s Desk

Minnesota anti-book ban bill has advanced to the governor's desk. It is likely the state will join others in banning unconstitutional book bans.

Enid Public Library Board Bans Pride Display, Entering Third Year of Pride Display Battles

A Pride display at Enid Public Library has once again been banned by the board, despite having been approved the prior two years. A history of this board's LGBTQ+ display bans.

How To Prepare for Pride Month in Libraries 2024: Book Censorship News, May 10, 2024

How to prepare for Pride month in the library, both as library workers and library lovers. That, plus this week's book censorship news roundup.

Anti-Book Ban Legislation (Re)Introduced in Colorado

Senate Bill 216 is quickly moving through Colorado legislature and would protect library collections, as well as library workers, from book banners.

Are Librarians Criminals? These Bills Would Make Them So: Book Censorship News, May 3, 2024

Legislative proposals across the U.S. that aim to criminalize librarians for simply doing their job. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Maryland Passes Freedom to Read Act

Maryland's governor signs the Freedom to Read Act into law, protecting access to books statewide in school and public libraries.

For All The Tortured Poets: Bookish Taylor Swift Goods

Lean all the way into your passion for Taylor Swift and all things bookish with these—wait for it!—bookish Taylor Swift goods.