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  • Four Questions for F.T. Lukens

    PW spoke with 'Spell Bound' author F.T. Lukens about their inventive worldbuilding, multifaceted characters, and the power of fantasy to make queer teens feel seen.

  • Terms of Anthropomorphism: PW Talks with Katherine Applegate

    This year, Katherine Applegate will add four books to her oeuvre—three new titles and a paperback reprint of her 2017 middle grade novel 'Wishtree.'

  • Finding Home: PW Talks with Rhonda McKnight

    Romance author Rhonda McKnight discusses the difficulties of divorce, humiliation, returning to one’s true self, and other themes in her new book, ‘The Thing About Home’ (Thomas Nelson, May 9).

  • Eyes in the Sky: PW Talks with Ashlee Vance

    In 'When the Heavens Went on Sale' (Ecco, May), journalist Vance explores how the private sector is shaping the current space age.

  • Do the Twist: PW Talks with Justin Cronin

    Proctor, a man responsible for ferrying old souls into new bodies, discovers that his utopian world is not what it seems in bestseller Cronin’s 'The Ferryman' (Ballantine, May).

  • Q & A with Nikki Shannon Smith

    We spoke with teacher and author Nikki Shannon Smith Smith about finding her voice, how her teaching and writing influence each other, and what fuels her writing for children of color, and all children.

  • In Conversation: Joy Harjo and Michaela Goade

    We asked former U.S. poet laureate Joy Harjo and Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade to discuss their collaboration on 'Remember,' a picture book adaptation of Harjo's poem of the same name.

  • Q & A with April Henry

    April Henry spoke with PW about her new YA mystery, 'Girl Forgotten,' the ethical dilemma of telling crime stories, and the perfect victim myth.

  • Who Are You Feeding?: PW Talks with Natasha Pickowicz

    In 'More Than Cake' (Artisan, Apr.), the James Beard Award–winning pastry chef showcases her distinctive aesthetic and her commitment to social justice.

  • Identity and Intergenerational Trauma: PW Talks with Tasha Jun

    Jun navigates her faith, heritage, and family in her memoir 'Tell Me the Dream Again' (Tyndale Momentum, May).

  • Paths to a Tragedy: PW Talks with Lisa Belkin

    In 'Genealogy of a Murder' (Norton, May), journalist Belkin retraces the choices and chances that culminated in the 1960 murder of a Connecticut cop.

  • Q & A with Dan Nott

    In 'Hidden Systems,' comics creator Dan Nott looks under the ground and behind cinderblock walls to detect the wires behind our wi-fi and the pipes connecting our plumbing.

  • In Conversation: Linda Sue Park and Ellen Oh

    We asked Linda Sue Park, Newbery Medalist and founder of the new Allida imprint, and Ellen Oh, co-founder of We Need Diverse Books, to discuss the impetus behind Allida and their work on its inaugural title.

  • Four Questions with Matt Tavares

    Matt Tavares's first middle-grade graphic novel, 'Hoops,' fictionalizes the real-life story of Judi Warren and the 1976 Warsaw High School girls' basketball team, which fought for gender equality as well as the state championship.

  • ‘No One Gives a Sh*t About Chickens’: PW Talks with Barbara Butcher

    The author of 'What the Dead Know' (Simon & Schuster, June) discusses her two-plus decades as a death investigator with the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

  • Just Past Calcutta: PW Talks with Nilima Rao

    Debut novelist Nilima Rao explores colonization, identity, and the case of a missing indentured servant in 'A Disappearance in Fiji' (Soho Crime, June).

  • For the Good of All: PW Talks with Kristen Ghodsee

    In 'Everyday Utopia' (Simon & Schuster, May), Ghodsee surveys the history of utopian experiments and calls for a renewed commitment to envisioning a better world.

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