Alvina Ling

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Alvina Ling is VP and Editor-in-Chief at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers where she’s worked since 1999. She oversees Little, Brown’s picture book, middle grade, and young adult lists, and edits children’s books for all ages, from picture books to young adult. She is also the co-founder and former chair of the CBC Diversity Committee.

You can follow her on Twitter as @planetalvina. Alvina will also be one of our guest speakers at Book Riot Live in November. Book Riot Live is a conference for readers featuring panels, talks, discussions, games, signings, and a whole host of bookish shenanigans. Listeners of Reading Lives can get a $20 tickets when using offer code READINGLIVES (one word) at

This episode is sponsored by and Man by Kim Thuy.





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