Ashley Hawkins

Ashley Hawkins

Expert in manga, collection development, library advocacy, and issues of censorship.

Campus Librarian

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Ashley Hawkins is the campus librarian at the Samuel J Tilden Educational Complex in Brooklyn, NY. Ashley has a BS in English Language Arts Education from UCF, and an MA in English Literature from the Bread Loaf School of English as well as an MSLIS from Pratt Institute. Currently, she runs the site Manga Librarian, which serves to provide collection development support to school and public librarians wishing to expand their knowledge of manga and anime. She also runs the Animation & Illustration Collection for the New York City School Library System’s Cooperative Collection Development Initiative. Ashley is an AASL Knowledge Quest Blogger. She also has been a guest on multiple podcasts including School Librarians United and Shojo and Tell.

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