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  • Tomie dePaola Remembered

    Award-winning author-illustrator Tomie dePaola, widely known for his stylized folk-art illustrations and vast catalogue of popular picture books, died on March 30; we've gathered tributes to him from authors, colleagues, and friends.

  • Q & A with Rae Carson

    Rae Carson spoke with PW about returning to the world of 'Girl of Fire and Thorns' in her new YA novel, 'The Empire of Dreams.'

  • Q & A with Rob Harrell

    Rob Harrell spoke with PW about the personal nature of his new book, 'Wink,' the story of a boy navigating middle school and a rare form of eye cancer.

  • Obituary: Tomie dePaola

    Award-winning author-illustrator Tomie dePaola, widely known for his stylized folk-art illustrations and vast catalogue of popular picture books, died March 30 of complications from surgery following a fall. He was 85.

  • Q & A with Rebecca Stead

    Newbery Medlist Rebecca Stead spoke with us about addressing strong emotions head-on in her new middle-grade novel, 'The List of Things That Will Not Change.'

  • In Conversation: Joanna Cotler and Harry Bliss

    We asked author Joanna Cotler and illustrator Harry Bliss to interview each other about their new picture book collaboration, 'Sorry (Really Sorry).'

  • Q & A with Pete Oswald

    We spoke with author-illustrator Pete Oswald about his new wordless picture book, 'Hike,' and the kind of father he hopes to be.

  • Q & A with Carole Lindstrom and Michaela Goade

    Against the backdrop of the encampment at Standing Rock in 2016, author Carole Lindstrom and illustrator Michaela Goade created 'We Are Water Protectors,' a picture book in which a girl rallies her people to fight a pipeline project.

  • Great Expectations: PW Talks with Pippa Park

    We sat down for a one-on-one chat with Pippa Park, the heroine of Erin Yun's debut middle-grade novel, Pippa Park Raises Her Game. (Sponsored)

  • Four Questions for Brandy Colbert

    Author Brandy Colbert spoke with PW about her first venture into middle grade fiction, 'The Only Black Girls in Town.'

  • Four Questions for Sarah Watson

    We spoke with 'The Bold Type' creator Sarah Watson about her YA debut, 'Most Likely,' about a group of four teen girls, one of whom will go on to be the first woman president of the United States.

  • In Conversation: Marisa Kanter and Rachel Lynn Solomon

    We asked friends Marisa Kanter and Rachel Solomon to interview each other about their relationship as fellow YA authors—which started via the Pitch Wars mentorship program—and their new novels, 'What I Like About You' and 'Today Tonight Tomorrow.'

  • Obituary: Gail Shepherd

    Award-winning journalist, poet, and children's book author Gail Shepherd died of complications from a brain tumor on February 24 in Lake Worth, Fla.; she was 62.

  • Q & A with Lisa Brown

    We spoke with author-illustrator Lisa Brown about 'The Phantom Twin,' her first graphic novel.

  • On Tour with April Henry

    Last month, author April Henry set out on a week-long tour for the paperback release of her YA mystery novel 'The Lonely Dead.'

  • Q & A with Ally Carter

    PW spoke with YA author Ally Carter about her middle grade debut, 'The Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor,' which kicks off a series.

  • In Conversation: Cynthia Copeland and Beth Vrabel

    We asked Cynthia Copeland and Beth Vrabel to interview each other about their new middle-grade books, which both feature kid reporters, and their backgrounds in journalism.

  • Obituary: Betsy Byars

    Prolific children’s author Betsy Byars, winner of the Newbery Medal and National Book Award, died on February 26 in Seneca, S.C.; she was 91.

  • In Conversation: Ethan Long and Christy Ottaviano

    We asked author-illustrator Ethan Long and his editor, Christy Ottaviano—publisher of her eponymous imprint at Henry Holt—about their new collaboration, the Happy County picture book series for preschoolers.

  • Q & A with Linda Sue Park

    Linda Sue Park spoke with PW about her new historical fiction novel, 'Prairie Lotus,' which takes a fresh look at the American West in the second half of the 19th century.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Supriya Kelkar
Author Supriya Kelkar speaks with PW KidsCast about her new middle grade novel, 'American as Paneer Pie.'
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