Monthly Archives: December 2012

Interview with Award-Winning Author Edward Bloor

Get to know Edward… Edward Bloor is the author of seven young adult novels including the million-selling Tangerine. He was born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey; attended college in New York City, and currently resides in Winter Garden, Florida. … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Jerry Spinelli

Get to know Jerry… One day in second grade Jerry Spinelli dressed up in his cowboy outfit, complete with golden cap pistols and spurs on his boots. He went to school that way. It was not Halloween. When the teacher … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Kristina Springer

Get to know Kristina… Kristina Springer is the author of THE ESPRESSOLOGIST, MY FAKE BOYFRIEND IS BETTER THAN YOURS, and JUST YOUR AVERAGE PRINCESS. She has a Masters in Writing from DePaul University and she resides in a suburb of … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Lynne Kelly

Get to know Lynne… Lynne Kelly grew up in Houston, lived in a couple of much colder places, then returned to the Houston area, where she works as a sign language interpreter and writes novels for children and young adults. … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Sarah Prineas

Get to know Sarah… Sarah Prineas is the author of middle-grade fantasy novels The Magic Thief (HarperCollins, 2008), The Magic Thief: Lost (HarperCollins, 2009), and The Magic Thief: Found (HarperCollins 2010).  Foreign rights to the series have been sold in … Continue reading

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Author Turf interview with Erin Downing

Get to know Erin… Erin (Soderberg) Downing has written more than a dozen books for kids, tweens, and young adults. Her new YA romance—None of the Regular Rules—was published as an e-book exclusive on November 20, 2012. The first book … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Jo Knowles

Getting to know Jo… Jo Knowles is the author of See You At Harry’s, Pearl, Jumping Off Swings, and Lessons from a Dead Girl. Some of her awards include the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award, the PEN New England Children’s Book Discovery Award, YALSA’s … Continue reading

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Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Adam Rex

Get to know Adam… Adam Rex grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, the middle of three children. He was neither the smart one (older brother) or the cute one (younger sister), but he was the one who could draw. He took … Continue reading

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