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Jason Reynolds

[How] can we be creative and tell the stories of our children? How can we, sort of, buck the idea that literature has to look a certain way, that it has to be written a certain way, the pages, and the story, and the narrative […] it’s like there’s an archetype for literature, and I think that’s a problem, right? I think that writing is a creative art form. You have to remember that they call it creative writing because it’s actually supposed to be creative and that if it’s not creative, then we’re all doing ourselves a disservice …

– Jason Reynolds, PABOI Season 2 Episode 2

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