Monthly Archives: May 2012

Author Turf Interview with Josh Berk

About Josh: Josh Berk is the author of The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin (Knopf 2010), named a best book for teens of 2010 by Kirkus Reviews and Amazon.com. It was also awarded a Parent’s Choice Silver medal, a starred review from School Library … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Allie Pleiter

Author Bio: An avid knitter, coffee junkie, and devoted chocoholic, Allie Pleiter writes both fiction and non-fiction. The enthusiastic but slightly untidy mother of two, Allie spends her days writing books, buying yarn, and finding new ways to avoid housework.  … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Ann Hood

About Ann: Ann Hood is the author of thirteen books, including the bestsellers THE KNITTING CIRCLE, THE RED THREAD, and SOMEWHERE OFF THE COAST OF MAINE. Her memoir, COMFORT: A JOURNEY THROUGH GRIEF was a New York times Editors Choice … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Courtney Sheinmel

About Courtney Sheinmel: Courtney Sheinmel grew up in California and New York. She is a graduate of Barnard College (part of Columbia University) and Fordham School of Law. After working as a litigator for several years, Courtney decided to focus on … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Bonnie J. Doerr

About Bonnie: Bonnie has been wild about nature from birth. When she was a child Bonnie built huge nests of mowed grass, placed basketball-eggs in them, and became an eagle. She floated, eyes only, above the lake’s surface and became … Continue reading

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Interview with Newbery-Winning Author Jack Gantos

Author Bio: Jack Gantos was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania. He has written books for people of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults. His works include Hole in My Life, a memoir … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Cherie Colyer

About Cherie: Cherie is always dreaming of romance and expressing her dreams in stories. She combined her passion for writing with her fascination of all things mythical to weave together a youth romance story that led to her debut novel, … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Terri Clark

Author Bio: Terri Clark feels blessed to demonstrate her passion for young adult fiction as both a teen librarian and author in Colorado. Since she was a little girl she’s been fascinated with the paranormal, so it’s little wonder she’s … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Lee Wardlaw

About Lee: Lee Wardlaw’s first spoken word was ‘kitty’. Since then, she’s shared her life with 30 cats (not all at the same time!) and published close to 30 award-winning books for children, tweens and teens, including Won Ton – … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Cat Patrick

About Cat: Cat Patrick is an author of books for young adults including Forgotten (June 2011), about a girl who remembers the future instead of the past; Revived (May 2012), about a girl in a top secret government trial to … Continue reading

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