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  • Q & A with Bakari Sellers

    Former South Carolina House Representative, CNN political analyst, and bestselling author Bakari Sellers discussed his picture book debut, 'Who Are Your People?,' the story of a young Black father sharing a sense of history and pride with his son.

  • Writing Villians: Close-up on Tarryn Fisher

    PW sits down with the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author to chat about everything from her sources of inspiration and her writing process to what keeps her up at night. (Sponsored)

  • You Don’t Know Zora Neale Hurston

    Noted scholars Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Genevieve West have collaborated to edit and publish a comprehensive collection of essays written by Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston

  • Q & A with Meg Wolitzer

    Having written middle grade, YA, and several critically acclaimed adult novels, Meg Wolitzer has turned her talents to a picture book in 'Millions of Maxes.'

  • Baby Steps: PW Talks with Grace Farris

    Cartoonist and doctor Farris puts a witty spin on standard parenting fare in her debut, 'Mom Milestones' (Workman, Apr.).

  • Leaving the Noisy Room: PW Talks with Bob Goff

    Bob Goff, the bestselling author of ‘Everybody, Always’ and ‘Love Does,’ warns of the danger associated with what he calls ‘the massive amount of distractions’ in our daily lives, laying out ways to focus on what is important in his new book, 'Undistracted: Capture Your Purpose, Rediscover Your Joy' (Nelson, Mar. 1).

  • A Latin American Tragedy: PW Talks with William Neuman

    In 'Things Are Never So Bad That They Can’t Get Worse' (St. Martin’s, Mar.), journalist Neuman examines the factors behind Venezuela’s economic collapse and documents the suffering of ordinary Venezuelans.

  • Building a Better (Veggie) Sandwich: PW Talks with Jackie Freeman

    In 'A Hearty Book of Veggie Sandwiches' (Sasquatch, Jan.), chef Freeman freshens up the sandwich with vegetarian recipes that are big on flavor.

  • The Last Hysterics: PW Talks with Maud Casey

    'City of Incurable Women' (Bellevue, Feb.) imagines the inner lives of the young female “hysterics” who were confined at the Salpêtrière hospital in Paris in the late 19th century.

  • Four Questions for Matthew Van Fleet and Mara Van Fleet

    Matthew and Mara Van Fleet have created interactive books separately, but in 'Mermaid Dance,' they joined forces for the first time.

  • Q & A with Kathryn Barker

    We spoke with Kathryn Barker about her new YA novel, 'Waking Romeo,' and inverting classic love stories.

  • Q & A with Katrina Moore

    PW spoke with Katrina Moore about how her teaching and writing careers influence each other, and how her early experiences with picture books helped her find her voice.

  • A Cat That Walked Alone: PW Talks with Alan Judd

    In 'A Fine Madness' (Pegasus Crime, Feb.), Judd recreates the intrigue surrounding the life and death of Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe.

  • Q & A with Jon Agee

    In Jon Agee's graphic novel fantasy adventure, 'Otto: A Palindrama,' a boy eating wonton soup falls into a daydream about pursuing his runaway dog Pip, and enters a weird world defined entirely by palindromes.

  • Good Morning, Heartache: PW Talks with Florence Williams

    In 'Heartbreak' (Norton, Feb.), journalist Williams recounts her divorce and digs into the science of broken hearts.

  • An Elusive Bird: PW Talks with Rachel Rear

    In 'Catch the Sparrow: A Search for a Sister and the Truth of Her Murder' (Bloomsbury, Feb.), Rear probes the death of a stepsibling, Stephanie Kupchynsky, a music teacher she never met.

  • Friends and Lovers: PW Talks with Andi Osho

    Three friends break bad romantic habits by finding each other dates in comedian Osho’s debut rom-com, 'Asking for a Friend' (HQN, Feb.).

  • Q & A with Seth Fishman and Jessixa Bagley

    We spoke with author—and literary agent—Seth Fishman and illustrator Jessixa Bagley about their new picture book, 'When I Wake Up.'

  • A Radical Middle Age: PW Talks with Bradley Schurman

    “The future may be gray, but it’s incredibly bright,” predicts Bradley Schurman in 'The Super Age' (Harper Business, Jan. 2022), which examines the changing demographics of the global population.

  • Murder in the Pampas: PW Talks with Javier Sinay

    In 'The Murders of Moisés Ville: The Rise and Fall of the Jerusalem of South America' (Restless, Feb.), journalist Sinay probes 22 murders of Jewish immigrants to Argentina living in the community of Moisés Ville, allegedly committed by gauchos between 1889 and 1906.

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