In the News

December 2017

Girls of Summer founders Gigi Amateau and Meg Medina named Southerners of the Year 2017  by  Southern Living Magazine

Girls of Summer team member Maya Payne Smart rocks Austin as one of their People of the Year!

June 2017

Read Toward Your Dreams: Richmond Times-Dispatch reporter interviews 2017 Girls of Summer guest author, Rita Williams Garcia

Catherine Komp interviews Gigi, Meg, school librarian Barbara Haas, Richmond Public Library children’s librarian Beth Morris, and Richmond Public Schools student Ii’Jeana James on Virginia Currents in Girls of Summer: Building Community and Literary Citizenship.

July 2014

We thought you’d enjoy this song and video brought to you by Girls Write Now. It celebrates Malala Yousafzai, whose lovely book is a Girls of Summer 2014 selection!

July, 2014
Allison Quantz Interviews Gigi and Meg on Virginia Public Radio

May 17, 2014
WMC Live #83, “…Meg Medina on literature for Latinas [and Girls of Summer], Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan. Link to podcast here.

June 10, 2013
“‘Strong Girls’ Goal of Authors’ Summer Reading List,” Bill Lohmann, Richmond Times Dispatch. Read.

June 2013
“Raising Readers? The Girls of Summer Book List Is for You, Read.

“Customizing Modularity Lite” Hot Off the Press, Ben Huberman, Read.

September 2012
“Meg Medina, Storyteller: Tell Me More,” Sarah Lockwood, Read.

July 2012
“Orthodontia and Faulty Stars” RVANews, Hayley DeRoche, Read.

June 2012
“The Girls of Summer-A Conversation Between Authors Meg Medina & Gigi Amateau,” Richmond Public Library Blog, Read.

August 2011
Gigi & Meg Guest Post on Write All the Words with E.Kristin Anderson, Read.


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