Kellye Crocker on Dad’s Girlfriend and Other Anxieties

By Gabriella Costa | November 16, 2022

Kellye Crocker talks about her middle grade novel Dad’s Girlfriend and Other Anxieties, dealing with anxiety through writing, and the bravery of shy girls.

Tanita S. Davis on Figure It Out, Henri Weldon

By Gabriella Costa | November 14, 2022

Tanita S. Davis shares more about her upcoming middle grade novel Figure It Out, Henri Weldon, representing learning disabilities in her writing, and encouraging all readers to look for their strengths.

Jonathan Escoffery on If I Survive You

By Gabriella Costa | October 7, 2022

Jonathan Escoffery talks about his debut If I Survive You, finding healing in the writing process, and laughing in the face of inevitability.

Daniel Zomparelli and David Ly on Queer Little Nightmares

By Gabriella Costa | October 5, 2022

Daniel Zomparelli and David Ly’s new anthology Queer Little Nightmares throws a coming out party for our favorite horror icons, excavating and celebrating their queerness with poems and stories.

Zoulfa Katouh on As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow

By Gabriella Costa | September 22, 2022

Syrian Canadian writer Zoulfa Katouh discusses her debut young adult novel, As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow, and healing her younger self through writing.

Kate Clayborn on Georgie, All Along

By Gabriella Costa | September 13, 2022

In her new novel Georgie, All Along, romance author Kate Clayborn tackles complex questions about love, career, reconciling with the past, and finding your way.

Yasmin Angoe on They Come at Knight

By Gabriella Costa | August 26, 2022

In They Come at Knight, Yasmin Angoe continues the thrilling story of her heroine Nena Knight, an unforgettable and talented killer with a purpose.

Isabel and Imogen Greenberg on Gaia: Goddess of Earth

By Gabriella Costa | August 24, 2022

Isabel and Imogen Greenberg’s new graphic novel for young readers, Gaia: Goddess of Earth, is a vibrant and feminist take on this lesser-known but mighty figure from Greek mythology.

Emily Hughes on The Snail

By Gabriella Costa | August 15, 2022

Emily Hughes’s picture book The Snail shares the life of Japanese American artist Isamu Noguchi and encourages everyone to create as a source of healing and gift of love.

Julia Sanches on translating Eva Baltasar’s Boulder

By Gabriella Costa | August 3, 2022

Eva Baltasar’s latest novel Boulder explores the darker sides of love and motherhood. Translator Julia Sanches discusses what drew her to the novel, and Baltasar shares a recording of her work in the original Catalan.