Elsworth Rockefeller

[Editor’s Note: Elsworth is a valued member of the editorial advisory board, a former VOYA columnist and reviewer, and VOYA‘s honorary brother.] VOYA Is Like My Sister My decision to become a librarian—or at least to go to library school—did not... (Continue reading)

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Paula Brehm-Heeger

[Editor’s note: Paula is a valued member of the VOYA Editorial Advisory Board and long time VOYA friend.] I have two clear memories of visiting libraries and looking for books when I was on the cusp of becoming a teenager in the... (Continue reading)

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Deborah Taylor

[Editor’s note: Deborah is a valued member of the VOYA Editorial Advisory Board and long time VOYA friend.] My first experience behind the scenes in young adult services came as a college student during a summer internship at the Pratt... (Continue reading)

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Anthony Bernier

[Editor’s note: Anthony is valued member of the board, a VOYA columnist, and a long time VOYA friend.] My career turns on such things as civil disturbances and arson. Like most of us in this field I started out in... (Continue reading)

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Teri S. Lesesne

[Editor’s note: Teri is a long time member of the VOYA Editorial Advisory Board and the writer for VOYA‘s column of audiobook reviews, Audio Talk.] It is when I start writing about my experiences with teens and books and reading... (Continue reading)

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Eliza T. Dresang

Eliza T. Dresang, the Beverly Cleary Professor in Children and Youth Services at the University of Washington Information School and longtime VOYA board member, died on April 21. She was 72. Eliza wrote the following article about her career for... (Continue reading)

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Pam Spencer Holley

[Editor’s note: Pam Spencer Holley is the President of the VOYA Editorial Advisory Board, and occasional contributor, and a long time VOYA friend.] Reading Dorothy and Mary K’s adventures with getting VOYA off the ground, reminded me of the notice... (Continue reading)

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Diane P. Tuccillo

[Editor’s note: Diane is a long time valued member of the VOYA Editorial Advisory Board and a frequent contributor.] Way back in the 1970s, I was a high school English teacher in New Jersey. I also coached the Drama Club... (Continue reading)

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Mary K. Chelton and Dorothy M. Broderick

[Editor’s note: Mary K. Chelton and Dorothy M. Broderick are the founders of VOYA Magazine. They graciously submitted this piece for our first Profiles article.] Why We Did It When Dorothy and I started living together in the mid-1970s, we... (Continue reading)

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