Monthly Archives: April 2012

Interview with Award-Winning Author K.L. Going

Get to know K.L…. K.L. Going is the award-winning author of numerous books for children and teens. Her first novel, Fat Kid Rules the World was named a Michael Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association, and was included on YALSA’s Best Books … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Maranda Russell

Get to know Maranda… I am a 29-year-old foster parent and children’s writer. I spend most of my time reading, writing, hanging out with my family, playing with my 5 cats and giving author talks and presentations at schools, stores, … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Brian Yansky

Get to know Brian… Brian Yansky is the author of, most recently, ALIEN INVASION & OTHER INCONVENIENCES, Candlewick. The sequel, FIGHTING ALIEN NATION, will be out in 2013. He teaches writing at Austin Community College. Before that he worked in libraries, … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Lisa Yee

Get to know Lisa… Lisa Yee’s debut novel, Millicent Min, Girl Genius, won the prestigious Sid Fleischman Humor Award. With over 1.5 million books in print, her other novels for young people include Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time, So Totally Emily … Continue reading

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Interview with Bestselling Author Maria Murnane

Get to know Maria… A former PR executive who abandoned a successful career to pursue a more fulfilling life, Maria Murnane is the author of the best-selling romantic comedies Perfect on Paper and It’s a Waverly Life. At many of her speaking engagements she shares the … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Eileen Spinelli

Get to know Eileen…  Eileen Spinelli was born in Philadelphia. She grew up in small towns outside the city. As a kid she loved paper  dolls and books and tea parties and playing dress up. Back then her dad was a welder who studied at night school … Continue reading

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Interview with Critically-Acclaimed Author Laura Wiess

Get to know Laura… Laura Wiess is the author of the critically acclaimed MTV Books/S&S novels Such a Pretty Girl, chosen by the ALA as a Best Books for Young Adults and YALSA as a Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, Leftovers, How … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Jacqueline Jules

Get to know Jacqueline… Jacqueline Jules is the award-winning author of 23 children’s books, including Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off (2010 CYBILS Literary Award for Short Chapter Book, Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Honor Book, ALSC Great Early Elementary … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Yvonne Lehman

Get to know Yvonne… Yvonne Lehman is an award-winning, best-selling author of more than 3,000,000 copies of her books sold. She founded and directed the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference for 25 years and now directs the Blue Ridge“Autumn in … Continue reading

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Interview with Critically-Acclaimed Author Elena Yates Eulo

Get to know Elena… Elena Yates Eulo’s internationally published novels include her critically acclaimed Civil War novel, A Southern Woman, published by St. Martin’s Press and by Presses de la Cite in France; Ice Orchids, published by Berkley Books and by … Continue reading

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