KidLit Coffee Talk

KidLit Coffee Talk AND Giveaway with Ellen Leventhal

Welcome to KidLit Coffee Talk! Today, I’m thrilled to feature my friend and fellow author Ellen Leventhal. I first met Ellen in 2016 at a writing retreat. Since then, she has published two fantastic picture books. Don’t Eat the Bluebonnets (Clear Fork Publishing), co-written by Ellen Rothberg and illustrated by Joel Cook, came out in… Read more »

KidLit Coffee Talk AND Giveaway with A. LaFaye

Happy 2019! Welcome to KidLit Coffee Talk! Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and read on to learn more about the incredible Alexandria LaFaye. I first met Alexandria when I joined the talented group of writers of Storm Literary Agency. Her latest picture book, Follow Me Down to Nicodemus Town (Albert Whitman & Co.)… Read more »

KidLit Coffee Talk AND Giveaway with Sarah Momo Romero

Happy October! Grab a cup of coffee and join me for KidLit Coffee Talk. Today, I’m thrilled to be joined by author/illustrator Sarah Momo Romero. Sarah and I are Clear Fork Publishing sisters, and her debut picture book, Wake Up, Little Bat!  (Clear Fork Publishing) enters the world today! It’s an endearing story about a… Read more »

KidLit Coffee Talk with Rachel Kolar

  Welcome to KidLit Coffee Talk! Grab a cup of coffee and read on. Between purchasing and furnishing a second home on Cape Cod, KidLit Coffee Talk took a backseat. I’m so excited to be back and to have author Rachel Kolar with me today. Rachel and I are agency sisters at Storm Literary Agency… Read more »

KidLit Coffee Talk AND Giveaway with Rosie J. Pova

Good morning, kidlit friends! Welcome to another edition of KidLit Coffee Talk. I’m thrilled to feature PB and MG author Rosie Pova on my blog today. Rosie and I met through our publisher, Clear Fork/Spork. Not only is she an active member of the kidlit community, she also runs writing contests for children, including KWEST… Read more »

KidLit Coffee Talk AND Giveaway with Artemis Roehrig

  Welcome to KidLit Coffee Talk! I’m so excited to welcome Artemis Roehrig to the blog. Not only is she an incredible author, she’s also a scientist who researches invasive insects at the Elkinton Lab in Massachusetts. I first met Artemis at the NESCBWI Spring Conference. Her latest picture book, Do Doodle Bugs Doodle? (Persnickety… Read more »

KidLit Coffee Talk AND Giveaway with Karlin Gray

Good morning, and welcome to KidLit Coffee Talk! Today, I’m so excited to be chatting with the amazing Karlin Gray. Karlin first caught my attention in 2016 when her debut picture book, Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still was published. As a former gymnast and huge fan of Nadia Comaneci, I just knew I… Read more »

KidLit Coffee Talk AND Giveaway with Leslie Bulion

I’m so excited for today’s edition of KidLit Coffee Talk! With me today is the prolific Leslie Bulion, author of children’s fiction and science poetry. I first met Leslie back in 2015, when she was doing an author visit at my children’s school. She helped propel me on my writing journey, as she was the… Read more »

KidLit Coffee Talk with Katey Howes

  Thanks so much for joining me for another edition of KidLit Coffee Talk! Today, I’m excited to share my interview with the fabulous Katey Howes. I first met Katey at the 2016 NESCBWI conference, and we’ve remained friends ever since. Katey is a force in the kidlit community and is incredibly supportive of other… Read more »

KidLit Coffee Talk with Shelley Kinder

  Happy 2018! Thank you for joining me for KidLit Coffee Talk. Today, I’m so excited to have my friend Shelley Kinder here with me. Shelley and I met through our publisher, Clear Fork Publishing. She was kind enough to share a virtual cup of coffee with me and chat about her debut picture book,… Read more »