The Night You Read with One of Your Favorite Authors

I wanted to tell you about last week, Wednesday night. It was probably the best experience at a book event that I've ever had. I was excited to be invited to read at the wonderful Fantastic Fiction at KGB reading series, hosted by Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel and held, once a month, at the … Continue reading The Night You Read with One of Your Favorite Authors

Fantastic Fiction at KGB Reading August 21

Next week—Wednesday, August 21—I'll be at the KGB Bar in New York City reading with one of my favorite authors. Who might that favorite author be? She wrote this book of terrifying brilliance: And, so you know, Libba Bray is terrifyingly brilliant in person too. Oh yeah. I'll be there reading from something I wrote, … Continue reading Fantastic Fiction at KGB Reading August 21

Beyond the Buzz: New York City Reading Recommendations from Laura Lutz

Welcome to the Beyond the (Latest) Buzz series, where I’m asking YA & kidlit librarians as well as book bloggers to share books they think deserve more attention. Since today happens to be Valentine's Day, and I love New York City like wow, I thought this would be the perfect day to feature this particular guest … Continue reading Beyond the Buzz: New York City Reading Recommendations from Laura Lutz

What Scares YA Authors?

...Starting tomorrow, I'll be asking that very question of some YA authors, and we'll see what they say. Come back tomorrow for guest blogs, interviews, and book giveaways. Here's who you'll find here: Adele Griffin, author of All You Never Wanted and Tighter Andrew Smith, author of The Marbury Lens and Passenger Brenna Yovanoff, author of The Replacement and The Space Between Daniel Marks, … Continue reading What Scares YA Authors?

KidLitCon Recap: In Which I Wear My New Lucky Blue Shoes, Reveal My Secrets About Blog Series, and Get Sappy About Why I Do This

So my presentation with Kelly Jensen of STACKED at the Kidlitosphere Conference was this weekend and—spoiler—I think it went well! For those of you who don’t know, the Kidlitosphere Conference, aka KidLitCon, is a yearly conference for bloggers in young adult and children’s lit, and this year it was held in New York City, at … Continue reading KidLitCon Recap: In Which I Wear My New Lucky Blue Shoes, Reveal My Secrets About Blog Series, and Get Sappy About Why I Do This

My Upcoming Presentation at KidLitCon

If you’ll be at the Kidlitosphere Conference at the New York Public Library this weekend, look for me there! You’ll find me giving a presentation on blog series with the amazing Kelly Jensen from STACKED on Saturday at 12 noon—we have a great talk prepared for you and can’t wait! And if you’re a blogger/reviewer/librarian/reader … Continue reading My Upcoming Presentation at KidLitCon