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Author News & Interviews

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.

Interview: Anthony Horowitz, author of Evil Star: Book Two of The Gatekeepers

Jun 10, 2006

June 2006

Author and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz has created two popular series for children and young adults: Alex Rider and The Gatekeepers. He recently spoke with Teenreads.com contributing writer Stephen Hubbard about his latest release, EVIL STAR, the second Gatekeepers installment.

Interview: Sy Montgomery, author of The Good Good Pig

Jun 10, 2006

June 2006

Naturalist, documentary scriptwriter and radio commentator Sy Montgomery has authored award-winning books such as JOURNEY OF THE PINK DOLPHINS, SPELL OF THE TIGER and SEARCH FOR THE GOLDEN MOON BEAR. Her latest work, THE GOOD GOOD PIG, centers on a beloved pig named Christopher Hogwood, who won the hearts of an entire community.

Author Talk: Lois Lowry, author of Gossamer

May 10, 2006

May 2006

Lois Lowry is a prolific figure in children's and young adult fiction, having written such classic novels as THE GIVER, GATHERING BLUE, MESSENGER and NUMBER THE STARS.

Feature: , author of

May 10, 2006

Jen Krieger and Marisa Emralino of Teenreads.com sat down with four authors of young adult fiction who participated in The Teen Voices Author Tour sponsored by Random House Children's Books. Jen Bryant, Simon Cheshire, E. Lockhart and Tanya Lee Stone discussed a wide variety of topics, including their childhood literary influences, the state of teen literature today, the advantages and disadvantages of writing from the first person point of view vs. third person, and the feedback they've received from readers.