Following up on Kate Pullinger’s report on the 2013 MIX Making Day, Porter Anderson looks at Craig Mod’s new way of saying Hi: narrative mapping.
This year’s coveted German Book Trade Peace Prize will go to Algerian writer Boualem Sansal during a ceremony on Sunday October 16 in Frankfurt
Icelandic author and filmmaker, Sjón, discusses his inspiration for his novels and films, as well as writing lyrics for Björk.
Eric Carle Museum of Amherst, Massachusetts handed out awards to authors, illustrators and patrons of children’s books at the sixth annual Carle Honors gala.
The film of Brian Selznick’s new novel, Wonderstruck is being published on September 13th by Scholastic Press simultaneously across the English-speaking world.
The upcoming movie Young Adult, due in December, stars Charlize Theron as a YA author trying to reclaim her high school sweetheart.
Column McCann has won the 2011 Dublin IMPAC Award for his novel Let the Great World Spin. The prize awards €100,000 ($145,000) to the winning author
By Kathleen Sweeney As a BEA newbie, I hadn’t counted on being starstruck by a children’s book celebrity siting. I was strolling through the Penguin Books pavilion scanning books when there she was, Jan Brett, the author and illustrator extraordinaire, no less than a legend on my daughters’ bookshelves, passing out swag bags emblazoned with her book covers for Home …
Editorial by Lisa Tucker The publication date of my first novel, The Song Reader, was still nine months away when my agent suggested that I attend a trade show. I ended up going to two trade shows: one in Denver, which wasn’t far from my home in Santa Fe, and one in Philadelphia, where I’d lived for most of my adult …
By Edward Nawotka The for a writer to continue to produce hit after hit can be immense, as Lisa Tucker describes in today’s feature story. Often a writer’s career arc follows a simple arc…It begins with the excitement of a debut, the pressure to produce a strong second novel, and hopefully a breakout book (if not sooner). If one isn’t …