Judging for Scholastic

scholastic_awards_logo-300x200 Okay, so I was super flattered when the folks at Scholastic asked if I would judge their Art and Writing Awards this year. Teens from all over the country submit their best stuff and get recognized for it. How cool is that? Previous winners include people like Sylvia Plath, Robert Redford, and Stephen King. Seriously–I know! [...] Continue reading →

A Strand Bookstore Staff Pick!

Strand Pick Image my absolute THRILL, deep down in my toes, when I received this emailed pic from a former YARN intern showing me that my book is a STAFF PICK AT THE STRAND in NEW YORK CITY!!! For those of you who don’t know The Strand, it is the premier indie bookstore in New York.  Famed [...] Continue reading →