- 2016 Jun 14
Not So Sleepy Sleeper Hit
A Fantasy Series That Began on the Web and Became a Bestseller.
A list of quotes from Maurice Sendak.
From Web to Bestseller
An article about Catherynne Valente’s Fairyland novels.
- 2016 Jun 09
An Unkindness of Books
Maggie Stiefvater on Finishing the Raven Cycle.
- 2016 Jun 07
The Politics of a Children's Classic
Gertrude Chandler Warner’s Boxcar Children and the Spirit of Capitalism.
'Cursed Child' Opens This Week
Why J.K. Rowling Endorsed 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' for the Stage.
Illustrator of American Childhood
A look at the work of Garth Williams.
- 2016 Jun 02
Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Winner
A photo diary of Meg Rosoff's whirlwind tour of Sweden, after accepting the prize.
Margaret Wise Brown's Collaboration
How 'Goodnight Moon' Author Revolutionized Kids' Books.
The Fault in Our Years
John Green Admits to Grads That Adulthood Is Terrible.
An Author Vanishes
A look at the disappearance of Helen Bailey.
Chris D'Lacey shares some writing tips.
Wilson Pledges: More Lovely Dads
Jacqueline Wilson has pledged to write more great dads to her books.
Rosoff Tours Sweden
A Meg Rosoff photo essay.
A Writer on 'Frog and Toad'
An article ponders Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad series and same-sex love.
'Cursed Child' Will Make You Cry
J.K. Rowling has confirmed that "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will make us all cry.
- 2016 May 28
Ethan Hawke Book Inspiration
Ethan Hawke talks about how River Phoenix partially inspired his book, "Rules For a Knight."
- 2016 May 24
Alexie's New Children's Book
Sherman Alexie on His New Kids’ Book and the Angst of Being a “Jr.”
Commence the Speech
John Green gives Mr. Rogers-inspired commencement speech.
Sherman Alexie On Thunder
An interview with Sherman Alexie.
John Green gives a shout out to Mr. Rogers at his commencement speech at his alma mater.
- 2016 May 18
John Green Prepares for Grand Prix
John Green's sports passions.
Writing 'Roller Girl'
Victoria Jamieson talks about "Roller Girl."
New Children's Laureate
P.J. Lynch is Ireland's new children's laureate.
J.K. Rowling at PEN
Highlights from J.K. Rowling's acceptance speech at the PEN gala.
Stop Age Labeling
Sergio Ruzzier believes age labeling on books can create barriers for readers.
- 2016 May 05
The End of a Book Club
Heather Vogel Frederick's The Mother-Daughter Book Club series is ending.
A Leia Adventure
Cecil Castellucci discusses getting to write "Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure."
Alyson Noël on her novel "Unrivaled."
A Book Vandal Confesses
Caleb Krisp writes about his history of rewriting the endings of books.
A Peek at 'Inquisitor's Tale'
A cover reveal and excerpt from Adam Gidwitz's 'The Inquisitor's Tale.'
Sherman Alexie Talks Picture Books
Sherman Alexie shares his favorite picture books.
Judy Blume on Tumblr
Judy Blume warms to social media.
Pseudonymous Bosch Steps Out
Pseudonymous Bosch writes about writing under a pseudonym.
On the 'Mark'
A look at Veronica Roth's new duology, "Carve the Mark."
- 2016 May 03
Harry Potter Around the World
J.K. Rowling reveals plans to take 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' abroad.
J.K. Rowling Apologizes
The author took to Twitter on the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts.
Illuminae Authors Team Up Again
Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman talk about their new Andromeda Cycle.
Vampires Eternally Undead
Stephenie Meyer Adapting YA Book Franchise 'Anna Dressed in Blood.'
Cao Wenxuan's Children's Books
A look at the work of Cao Wenxuan.
Rowling: Sorry About Remus
J.K. Rowling apologizes for killing off Remus Lupin.
The Andromeda Cycle
Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman are working on a new project, the Andromeda Cycle.
- 2016 Apr 28
Teachers Who Inspired Favorite Authors
Authors and Illustrators Remember Their Mentors.
Rare Illustration Unsurfaces
Unseen Beatrix Potter illustration to go on display for first time.
YA Author's Challenges Continue
Battle over banning 'Looking for Alaska' continues in Kentucky.
- 2016 Apr 26
YA Style Maven
Cassandra Clare Created a Fantasy Realm and Aims to Maintain Her Rule
- 2016 Apr 21
Jason Reynolds Talks to Kids
A preview of a talk by Jason Reynolds at the Delta Memorial Endowment Fund luncheon in Milwaukee.
- 2016 Apr 19
New Home for Peculiar Stories
'Miss Peregrine' author returns with an illustrated collection of fairytales.
Green Behind the Wheel
John Green will drive a pace car for the Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Children's Book Author Missing
Helen Bailey is still missing.
Maas on Writing
A talk with Sarah Maas.
- 2016 Apr 15
One Author's Story
Why I Came Out as a Gay Children’s Book Author, by C. Alexander London.
- 2016 Apr 06
Cleary's Time as a Librarian
An article reflects on Beverly Cleary's time spent as a librarian.
- 2016 Mar 23
Weighing in on YA Sex Scenes
Author Anna Breslaw discusses the importance of sex scenes in YA books.
- 2016 Mar 22
J.K. Rowling's Work in Progress
J.K. Rowling says: "I've put my political fairytale for children on hold."
Responding to Rowling's Latest Story
What J.K. Rowling's New Story Can Teach Us About Cultural Appropriation.
Rereading Harry Potter
Author Erin Lange reflects on how reading Harry Potter as an adult reawakened her love for reading and writing.
Rowling Fairy Tale on Hold
J.K. Rowling isn't planning on publishing her "political fairytale" anytime in the near future.
- 2016 Mar 09
A Look Under the Cat's Hat
It Took Dr. Seuss a Year to Write 'The Cat in the Hat'—and It Changed Kids’ Lit Forever.
The Chair That Started it All
J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Chair Set to Fetch at Least $45K at Auction.
Peter Rabbit Edition at Auction
Rare edition of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit set to sell for £18,000.
- 2016 Mar 08
Middle Grade Laughs
Chris Grabenstein writes in praise of middle grade humor.
- 2016 Mar 04
Hopping to the Auction House
Beatrix Potter letter to young fan sharing Peter Rabbit plans goes up for auction.
- 2016 Feb 25
Authors Respond to Lack of Diversity
“You Will Be Tokenized”: Speaking Out About the State of Diversity in Book Publishing.
- 2016 Feb 24
Harper Lee's YA Impact
How 'To Kill a Mockingbird' changed the life of YA author Margaret Stohl.
- 2016 Feb 18
YA Author Copyright Lawsuit
Cassandra Clare’s lawyer hits back at copyright claims.
All the Feels for Judy Blume
Sara Shepard writes about how Judy Blume influenced her.
'Just Jake' Author Advice
Jake Marcionette's advice to parents on getting kids writing.
Operation Smile Teams With Random
Random is teaming with a medical charity for social media campaign inspired by R.J. Palacio's "Wonder."
A Look at 'Raymie Nightingale'
An article about Kate DiCamillo's new novel.
Clare Copyright Claim
Cassandra Clare's lawyer fights copyright infringement claims.
- 2016 Feb 02
A Talk with Marissa Meyer
Marissa Meyer discusses writing, her characters, and what's next.
Meyer First Graphic Novel
Marissa Meyer is trying her hand at graphic novels.
- 2016 Jan 26
Amy Poehler, Judy Blume, and Kate DiCamillo are writing new forwards for Beverly Cleary books.
A Sendak Museum?
A look at efforts to create a Maurice Sendak museum.
Rowling PEN Award
J.K.will be presented with the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award.
- 2016 Jan 12
Rowling Defaced a Statue
After finishing the last Harry Potter book, Rowling signed a hotel room statue.
A Utah Community of Authors
A look at Rick Walton and his surrounding community of children's book authors.
- 2016 Jan 04
Authors discuss their reading resolutions for the new year.
Nothing's Off the Table
Non Pratt believes that no subjects are too taboo for YA.
Chatting with Jake Marcionette
An interview with author Jake Marcionette.
McCloskey's Daughter Recalls Father
Robert McCloskey's daughter reminisces about her father.
Rhianna Pratchett on Her Father
Rhianna Pratchett remembers her father, Sir Terry Pratchett.
Federle to Co-Write Libretto
Tim Federle will co-write the libretto for 'Tuck Everlasting' musical.
- 2015 Dec 17
From Bookseller to Bestseller
Children's book authors and illustrators who started out as booksellers.
- 2015 Dec 03
Rowling Drives Support for Project
J.K. Rowling has been urging people to donate to the anthology project 'The Good Immigrant.'
- 2015 Nov 19
Klassen on Creative Process
Jon Klassen talks to a Hong Kong audience about writing for kids.
Riordan Applauds Change to Cover
Rick Riordan is pleased that his Russian publisher is no longer whitewashing the Kane Chronicles series.
Alexander's Master Plan
Kwame Alexander hopes to reach kids who have become reluctant readers.
- 2015 Nov 18
Letter from Suzanne Collins
The author writes a thank tou to the 'Hunger Games' film team.
- 2015 Nov 17
A look at famous teenage authors.
An article about the wave of books coming out from YouTube authors.
Suzanne Collins Thank You
A letter from Suzanne Collins thanking Hunger Games filmmakers.
- 2015 Nov 10
Sharing a Favorite Children's Book
Marissa Meyer on reading to her children.
- 2015 Nov 03
A New Stine Golden Age?
A look at R.L. Stine's renewed popularity.
Rowling Will Write More Children's Books
J.K. Rowling has confirmed that she is writing a children's book under her own name.
- 2015 Oct 27
On Writing for Teenagers
YA authors discuss writing for a teenage audience.
- 2015 Oct 20
Funny-Scary R.L. Stine
R.L. Stine divulges that he had always intended to write funny stories, not scary ones.
Crushing on Picture Book Authors
An article about dreamy picture book authors.
Befriending R.L. Stine
An article who loved Goosebumps as a child recounts how he is now friends with R.L. Stine.