Lettycia Terrones

Lettycia Terrones is a doctoral student in Information Sciences and Latina/o Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she researches picturebooks and children’s literature by and about Latinx peoples. Lettycia is a student representative of the American Studies Association (ASA), a member of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS), Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) and REFORMA’s Children’s & Young Adult Services Committee (CAYASC). She has served on the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award and Pura Belpé Award committees and currently reviews for The Horn Book Magazine. She will serve on the 2022 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Jury. Lettycia’s essays appear in the Bilingual Review/Revista Bilingüe, Research on Diversity in Youth Literature, and in the book Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks: Outsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature, published by the University Press of Mississippi.


Los Angeles, CA 90042



University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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