Waitress, calligraphy instructor, and technical editor are just some of the jobs Maggie Stiefvater had before becoming a writer. Now the New York Times bestselling author is busy working on the sequel to The Raven Boys, the first in a four-book series. Stiefvater is a is a guest speaker at SLJ‘s August 9 online event, SummerTeen: A Celebration of Young Adult Books.
Veteran YA novelist Caroline B. Cooney is providing the keynote address for School Library Journal‘s upcoming virtual conference, SummerTeen: A Celebration of YA Books, and I thought this would be a good time to ask her about her electronic life–via email, of course. Roger Sutton: Your latest novel The Lost Songs (Delacorte) relies on […]
Okay! So I’m a little out of practice when it comes to these news items and looking at some of the stuff I’ve accumulated in the last month, a good swath of it is out of date. Here’s what I have that’s current then.
Not long ago the good people at the Women’s National Book Association […]
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SummerTeen: A Celebration of Young Adult Books is a School Library Journal online event. It takes place on August 9, from 10:30 to 5:30 EST.
Online means you don’t have to travel anywhere! No jet lag! No lost luggage!
Here is the description: “SummerTeen will bring together a blockbuster keynote with presentations on topics near […]
An incredible amount of hype surrounds this slim, intimate tale of a possible end of the world scenario. My hope is that readers will be able to put that aside and enjoy this lovely coming of age novel without too many preconceived notions.
That said, when a New York Times review compares a book to a […]