I took a ride downtown yesterday to In Your Ear Studios here in Richmond, VA, where I recorded my acceptance speech for the 2019 Newbery Award. Hands down, this speech was probably the hardest thing I’ve ever had to shape into words.
How do you properly thank everyone who has helped you along the way and still make it bearable for the audience?
I’ll share the text when I’m allowed to. For now, though, know that I talked about… bikes and life and books.