Monthly Archives: October 2011

Interview with Author Heather Vogel Frederick

Get to know Heather… After a 20-year career as a journalist, Heather Vogel Frederick decided it was high time to fulfill her lifelong dream of writing fiction for young readers.  Today, she’s the author of two picture books and a dozen … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Hilary Wagner

Get to know Hilary… Hilary Wagner was born and raised in Chicago. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in fine art. Her paintings have appeared in galleries and exhibitions in New York City and Chicago, where … Continue reading

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Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Nikki Grimes

Get to know Nikki… New York Times bestselling author, Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include ALA Notable book What is Goodbye?, Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade, the … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Robin Carroll

Get to know Robin… Born and raised in Louisiana, Robin Caroll is a southerner through and through. Her passion has always been to tell stories to entertain others. Robin’s mother, bless her heart, is a genealogist who instilled in Robin the … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Shannon Messenger

Get to know Shannon… Shannon Messenger may have studied film and television production at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, but she was always a bit of an odd fit for Hollywood. Her screenplays were about boy bands and stuffed … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Laurel Snyder

Get to know Laurel… Laurel Snyder is the author of picture books (like Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher) and middle grade novels (like Bigger than a Bread Box). She also writes poems. Originally from Baltimore, she now lives … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Keri Mikulski

Get to know Keri… Keri Mikulski is the author of HEAD GAMES (Razorbill/Penguin, January 6th, 2011), Pretty Tough Books 4-6 (Penguin/Razorbill, 2011-2012), SCREWBALL (The National Writing for Children Center’s 2008 Summer Young Adult Pick), and its sequel, CHANGE UP (a 2009 … Continue reading

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