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  • PW Close-Up: Geneva Lee, Devney Perry, and Monica Murphy on Joining Amara

    Between them, they've sold millions of copies and inspired readers around the globe. Hybrid authors Geneva Lee, Devney Perry, and Monica Murphy also have something else in common: they're among a host of bestselling indie romance authors who will be publishing—for the first time in print!—this summer and fall with Entangled's Amara imprint. We sat down with them to discuss what drew them to their new literary home, the differences between indie and traditional publishing, and how, after years of connecting directly with readers, they're excited to make deeper inroads with retailers. (Sponsored)

  • When Alt Goes Mainstream: PW Talks with Peter Ames Carlin

    In 'The Name of This Band Is R.E.M.' (Doubleday, Nov.), journalist Carlin traces how the rock group shaped the genre.

  • Lovely, Dark and Deep: PW Talks with Julia Heffernan

    Painter Julie Heffernan’s lush, surrealism-infused graphic memoir debut, 'Babe in the Woods: The Art of Getting Lost' (Algonquin, Sept.), follows her winding path through fear and memory after taking the wrong turn on a hike with her infant son.

  • In Conversation: Wade Hudson and Don Tate

    We asked author Wade Hudson and illustrator Don Tate to discuss their new picture book, 'The Day Madear Voted,' which traces one Black family’s journey to the polls in 1969.

  • Q & A with Tricia Levenseller

    An ambitious teenager will stop at nothing to get what she wants in 'The Darkness Within Us,' the companion novel to YA romantasy author Tricia Levenseller's viral BookTok sensation 'The Shadows Between Us.'

  • Beyond the Book: Katherine Arden's 'The Strangest Fish'

    In her debut picture book, The Strangest Fish (Astra Young Readers, Sept.), award-winning fantasy author Katherine Arden (the Winternight trilogy and the Small Spaces Quartet series) follows a girl who wins a secretly powerful fish at the county fair. PW spoke with Arden about writing for very young readers and how her dog, Moose, inspires her fiction. (Sponsored)

  • The Coming Storm: PW Talks with Porter Fox

    In ‘Category Five,’ the ‘Nowhere’ magazine editor describes how climate change is making storms more intense.

  • Blood in the Water: PW Talks with Hailey Piper

    The murder of a trans teen reveals the dark, vampiric underbelly of a quaint beach town in Hailey Piper’s horror novel 'All the Hearts You Eat.'

  • Q & A with Jill Baguchinsky

    Jill Baguchinsky—the author of contemporary YA novel 'Mammoth'—goes dark and moody in 'So Witches We Became,' a supernatural YA horror novel.

  • The Holocaust Doesn’t Come Out of Nowhere: PW Talks with Solomon J. Brager

    The author of 'Heavyweight,' which draws lines between the German genocide of the Herero and Nama peoples in South Africa and the Holocaust, hopes that memory and narrative can create a more inclusive culture—one with ample humor and creativity.

  • ALA 2024: Q & As with Featured Children's Authors

    We spoke with six authors of books for young readers ahead of their appearances at the ALA annual conference in San Diego.

  • ALA 2024: Baseball as Metaphor: PW Talks with Kwame Alexander

    Newbery Medalist Alexander spoke with us about his second book in the Door of No Return series, sports as metaphor in his writing, and his commitment to foiling book banners.

  • ALA 2024: 'Fostering Empathy and Resilience': PW Talks with Maggie Nichols

    In advance of her appearance at ALA, NCAA champion gymnast Nichols spoke with us about her memoir 'Unstoppable!,' and how teachers, librarians, and caretakers can use it as a resource to support kids.

  • Monsters Under the Bed and in My Head: PW Talks with Max Greenfield

    Actor Max Greenfield's fourth picture book, 'Good Night Thoughts,' illustrated by James Serafino, takes on children's nighttime fears and anxieties.

  • ALA 2024: 'To Help and Heal Humanity': PW Talks with Taraji P. Henson

    Award-winning actor Taraji P. Henson highlights anxiety around fitting in and dealing with bullies in her debut picture book 'You Can Be a Good Friend (No Matter What!),' the first in a series illustrated by Paul Kellam.

  • ALA 2024: The Greater Good: PW Talks with Jay Jay Patton

    In advance of ALA, PW spoke with Jay Jay Patton about her graphic novel memoir, 'Dear Dad,' how taboos around incarceration don't serve children, and using technology for good.

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