In this episode, Jesus takes us behind the scenes of his picture book debut.
COLBY: I first interviewed Ruth Behar for The Yarn back in 2017 for her book ‘Lucky Broken Girl’. As soon as I finished her new book ‘Accross so Many Seas’, I knew that I HAD to talk to her about the book. Writing a book for middle grade readers that [...]
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COLBY: This episode of The Yarn featured my first in-person interview since before the COVID-19 pandemic. It was pretty wild to interview someone sitting next to me, instead of interviewing someone through a screen. Debut author Christina Wyman stopped by my school recently to chat with me about her book Jawbreaker, and to spend a […]
We're are celebrating the 200th episode with a double interview: Duel co-creators Jessixa and Aaron Bagley.
COLBY: We do not do many episodes that feature creators of young adult novels. Maybe one or two a year, but after reading Dashka Slater’s Accountable, I had to have her on the show. This is one of the most important and timely books of the year. I hope that you’ll check out both the […]
Travis takes us behind the scenes of his author/illustrator debut, JUST ONE FLAKE.
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