Tagged with AUTHOR INTERVIEWS

Interview with Gabrielle Kent – Alfie Bloom Blog Tour

Gabrielle Kent has worked in and around the videogames industry for fifteen years and currently lectures in games art and design at Teesside University. As well as teaching, she directs and presents Animex, the UK’s largest annual games and animation festival, bringing young people together from all over Europe. Gabrielle has written and contributed to a … Continue reading

Fox Benwell – Interview Update

. Fox is a YA author, creative writing mentor, and an advocate for diversity. Fox runs the Trowbridge Young Writers Squad, is the founder of The Variety Shelves – a series of events highlighting diversity in literature, throughout 2015 – and one half of the team running DiversifYA.com Follow Fox on Twitter: @ThisFoxWrites Only a … Continue reading

Interview with Fox Benwell

. Fox is a YA author, creative writing mentor, and an advocate for diversity. Fox runs the Trowbridge Young Writers Squad, is the founder of The Variety Shelves – a series of events highlighting diversity in literature, throughout 2015 – and one half of the team running DiversifYA.com Follow Sarah on Twitter: @SWritesBooks Luna: I … Continue reading

Interview with Alex Campbell

Alex Campbell announced she was going to be a writer at eight years old. But no one took much notice. After a nomadic education daydreaming in back rows across Luton, Chester, London, Sheffield and Middlesbrough – and one English degree later – Alex moved into the world of PR and copywriting. Here she worked on … Continue reading

Interview with Alethea Kontis

New York Times bestselling author Alethea Kontis is a princess, a goddess, a force of nature, and a mess. She’s known for screwing up the alphabet, scolding vampire hunters, turning garden gnomes into mad scientists, and ranting on YouTube about fairy tales. Her YA fairy tale novel, Enchanted, won the Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award … Continue reading

Interview with Aisha Saeed

Aisha Saeed is a mama, lawyer, teacher, and maker and drinker of chai.  Her debut YA novel WRITTEN IN THE STARS will be released in 2015 by Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Books. She is represented by Taylor Martindale at Full Circle Literary Agency. You can connect with Aisha at her website, or follow along on Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr. You … Continue reading

Interview with Marieke Nijkamp

Marieke is a storyteller, dreamer, globe-trotter, and proud-to-be geek. She wants to grow up to be a time traveler, holds degrees in philosophy, history, and medieval studies, and is more or less proficient in about a dozen languages. In the midnight hours of the day she writes young adult stories (ranging from contemporary to fantasy) as well … Continue reading