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We’re about to post our 30th episode of Author Fan Face-off, and starting to get some really nice attention. Here’s a new podcast from WAMC. And this very cool article with idea for how teachers can use the show – which was our whole motivation in the first place!
Just did this fun video interview with Children’s Book Insider – great chance to get into some details of craft and process.
The show goes on – and we’re adding new episodes all the time! One of these days I’ll get back to doing my actual job, but this is too much fun for now. Here’s an episode featuring Kekla Magoon and The Season of Styx Malone. And one with Dan Gutman and the first book in […]
Check out a new video series I’m trying out – Author Fan Face-off! In each episode, one famous author and one student/fan go head to head on 10 trivia questions from one of the author’s best loved books. My co-host is super-librarian Stacey Rattner. Our first guest author is Chris Grabenstein and the featured book […]
Here’s a first: a Walking and Talking comic with social distancing. Usually I interview fellow writers in person wherever we happen to meet, and I use that location for the comic. This time, Candace Fleming is in Chicago, and I’m home in upstate New York. A sign of the strange and scary times, I guess, […]
It’s always a huge honor to get invited to do a radio interview with Joe Donahue on WAMC. Today we talked about my new book Born to Fly – check out the conversation here!
Here’s a new online interview with PW about my upcoming book, Born to Fly. The book will finally be out in September!
Recently (when there was still two feet of snow on the ground) I got the chance to visit M.T. Anderson in Vermont and interview him about being chosen for ALA’s Margaret A. Edwards Award. Of course, it just had to be a comic! Thanks to School Library Journal for posting this one.
The most popular book with my kids so far this year is Jerry Craft’s new graphic novel The New Kid. I’m a very big fan too, and it’s great to see the book getting so much well-deserved attention. Jerry came to my local bookstore, Northshire in Saratoga Springs, and I grabbed the opportunity to interview […]
How is writing a new novel like giving orders, like crossing a desert, like riding a sine wave? Kenneth Oppel explains in this new Walking and Talking comic…