Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy (words by me, pictures by Archana Sreenivasan) has been named one of the best picture books of 2020 by Kirkus.
DESERT GIRL, MONSOON BOY publishes today!
Today is the day that Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy, illustrated magnificently by Archana Sreenivasan and written by me, releases into the world. It is intended for readers aged 4-8 (but, of course, readers older and younger than that are very welcome). It is the first picture book I’ve written, and the best-reviewed book yet of… Read more »
Event tomorrow in Bellevue, WA!
Hey, Seattle! Tomorrow (Thursday, 6/9) at 6 PM I’ll be at University Book Store in Bellevue, Washington, as part of the incredible Children’s and YA Author Extravaganza! I can’t wait to team up with these other fantastic authors of middle grade, YA, and picture books to talk about writing for young people (and sign books,… Read more »
Release day for THREE great books!
My second novel, The Stars of Summer, hits the shelves today. It’s crazy to think that, just a year ago, I was the author of zero published books, and now there are two out there in the world with my name on the spine! I’m incredibly lucky to get to do the work I love doing and… Read more »
The Night Before Hanukkah: Review & Giveaway!
Today I’m excited to be participating in the blog tour for my friend (and fellow Colorado author) Natasha Wing’s new picture book, The Night Before Hanukkah! It’s a terrific addition to her uber-popular Night Before series, which helps kids get ready for important milestones in their lives. As they go to sleep the night before Hanukkah begins, “visions… Read more »
Interview with Colorado author Stephanie Blake!
Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome middle-grade and picture book author Stephanie Blake to the blog! Stephanie is the author of the middle-grade historical novel The Marble Queen, which was a finalist… Read more »
Interview with Colorado Author Suzanne Nieman Brown!
Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome debut picture-book author Suzanne Nieman Brown to the blog! First things first: Colorado native or transplant? Transplant. My boyfriend and I road tripped… Read more »
Two awesome books you should read
Greetings, friends! First, I hope that you’ve been enjoying my new Colorado is for Writers interview series. Thanks so much to all who’ve participated so far, and to the readers who have commented and shared links! I’ve got another interview coming up next week with debut young adult author Kristi Helvig, and then even more… Read more »
Interview with Colorado author Natasha Wing!
Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am thrilled to welcome prolific picture-book author Natasha Wing! Natasha is the author of the “Night Before” series of picture books, which include several titles (like… Read more »