February 25, 2024 by Travis Jonker
In this episode, Jesus takes us behind the scenes of his picture book debut.
February 19, 2024 by Colby Sharp
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 follows one family for 500ish […]
January 28, 2024 by Travis Jonker
In this episode I talk with Abby about her decision to keep the series alive, and she takes us behind the scenes of how these hilarious books are made.
December 8, 2023 by Colby Sharp
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 […]
November 16, 2023 by Travis Jonker
We're are celebrating the 200th episode with a double interview: Duel co-creators Jessixa and Aaron Bagley.
October 8, 2023 by Travis Jonker
Travis takes us behind the scenes of his author/illustrator debut, JUST ONE FLAKE.
August 20, 2023 by Colby Sharp
COLBY: As soon as I finished reading Chris Baron‘s The Gray I knew that I had to talk to him about the book for The Yarn. I hope you enjoy listening to Chris talk about writing. I don’t think I have ever talked to anyone that LOVES to write as much as Chris does. Subscribe […]
August 6, 2023 by Colby Sharp
COLBY: I think Jarrett Lerner’s A Work in Progress is going to be one of the most popular new book in classrooms and libraries during the 2023-2024 school year. It is a captivating and important illustrated novel-in-verse. For the latest episode of The Yarn, I talked to Jarrett about what is was like writing about […]
June 13, 2023 by Colby Sharp
COLBY: As soon as I finished Aubrey Hartman’s The Lion of Lark-Hayes Manor I wanted to talk to her about the book for The Yarn podcast. Poppy is a character that readers are going to fall in love with. This debut middle grade novel feels like an instant classic. I hope you enjoy my conversation […]
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