The links to the interviews are just below, and you can add your own link by leaving the information in the comments on this post (click on the "other perspectives link" in this blog post's footer) so that I can add to this list throughout the day. So let's get to it.
- First stop, it's over to Maeve at Yellow Brick Reads. She's interviewed Celine Kiernan about her Moorehawke trilogy. This author has just been shortlisted for Children's Books Ireland's Book of the Year award for her novel Into the Grey.
- And here at The Flatt Perspective you might like my own interview with Lena Coakley about how she carves out time for her writing in a busy life. Lena is the author of Witchlanders, just named the 2012 winner of the Americas division SCBWI Crystal Kite Award.
- Anastasia Suen has a treat in store at Booktalking. She has an interview with author Susanna Reich about her new book, Minette's Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat.
- Barbara at Jewish Books for Children with Author Barbara Bietz features an interview with Tina Nichols Coury as part of Tina's blog tour. This interview is about the process of writing her new book Hanging Off Jefferson's Nose. And did you know Tina is the one who started Interview Wednesday?
- Lindsey Carmichael has a whole bunch of interviews ongoing this week at Ten Stories Up. She interviews all the authors touring for Canadian Children's Book Week. And there's a great giveaway for you to enter.
- Jennie Rothschild at Biblio File has interviewed debut YA novelist M. Molly Backes, author of The Princess of Iowa. Find all about her, the book, and enter the giveaway!
- Carmela Martino over at Teaching Authors recently posted an interview with author and writing teacher Karen Schreck. In addition to talking about her just-released YA novel, While He Was Away, Karen shares two great exercises—one in how to silence the inner critique and one in generating story ideas. And readers have till May 14 to enter for a chance to win an autographed copy of the book.
- Jone interviews Laura Purdie Salas and has her spill the details of what she reads and how she writes books such as BookSpeak! Poems about Books. The fun is over at Check It Out.
- Over at Inkygirl Debbi Ohi interviews Holly Thompson to find out how she came to be the editor of TOMO: Friendship Through Fiction as well as the author of the YA verse novel Orchids. You can see the book trailers and also enter a giveaway.
- How about learning more about Erik, the young book review blogger at This Kid Reviews Books, and his new blog feature Creative Kids to showcase the creative works of kids from all over? That's what you'll find at By Word of Beth as Beth Stilborn interviews Erik and Josie.
- And don't miss Picture Books & Pirouettes as Kerry Aradhya interviews ballerina Allegra Kent about her picture book Ballet Swan.
- Finally, Jocelyn Shipley interviews Anita Daher over at her website about Anita's YA and MG novel writing and about Great Plains Publications, where Anita is associate teen editor.
Have you seen an interview about children's literature within the last month? If it's a written, audio, or video interview that follows these guidelines:
- The interview is with someone in the field of children’s/young adult literature, including authors, illustrators, editors, agents, and librarians.
- Interviews featuring writing tips, illustration tips, cyber tips, etc., as long as the information pertains to children's/young adult literature.
Do you have a blog related to reading, writing, or publishing books for children? Maybe you'd like to host Interview Wednesday. Just visit the official Kidlit Interview Wednesday sign-up page and you can do just that. Next month's Interview Wednesday will be hosted June 13 by Anastasia Suen at Booktalking.
Thanks to everyone for participating, and thank you for stopping by.