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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Frank Portman, author of King Dork

Aug 10, 2006

August 16, 2006

Frank Portman, singer and guitarist for the punk band The Mr. T. Experience, has written his debut novel, KING DORK, which is told from the point of view of a character who writes several songs through the course of the book.

Interview: Jonathan Stroud, author of The Amulet of Samarkand: Bartimaeus Trilogy #1

Jul 10, 2006

July 2006 contributing writer Brian Farrey interviewed Jonathan Stroud, author of the bestselling The Bartimaeus Trilogy. Stroud discusses some of the technical aspects of creating a series and his aim to appeal to several different age groups.

Author Talk: Catherine Gilbert Murdock, author of Dairy Queen

Jun 10, 2006

June 2006

Catherine Gilbert Murdock's debut novel, DAIRY QUEEN, tells the story of a 15-year-old girl who tries out for the high school football team and falls in love with the rival school's quarterback.

Interview: Kirsten Miller, author of Kiki Strike: Inside the Shadow City

Jun 10, 2006

June 2006

Kirsten Miller is the creator of a new series about a group of girls who protect New York's secret underground world, the Shadow City.