For anyone interested, here is the link to the public radio interview I did this morning. The thoughtful and talented Kerri Miller and I talked about poetry, my poetry hut (pictured to the left there), teaching, writing, the making of Firefly Hollow, the inner lives of children (and grownups), what it means to be a … Continue reading Public radio interview
Dear Chicago readers and friends, I’ll be reading from my new children’s novel, Firefly Hollow, at the wonderful Anderson’s Bookshop in La Grange, Illinois, this coming Monday, October 20, at 7 pm. If you’re in the area, please come by. I’d love to see you there. Continue reading Chicago dwellers! Reading from Firefly Hollow this Monday, October 20.
Dear Northern Californians, if you’re anywhere in the vicinity of Petaluma this coming Sunday, October 11, please come to the fabulous Copperfield’s Books at 4 pm. I’m giving a reading from Firefly Hollow there and I’d love to meet you! Continue reading Firefly Hollow reading this Sunday, October 11
My new novel for children, Firefly Hollow, with its enchanting illustrations by Christopher Denise, has been in the world for one week as of today. Except not really, seeing as it took a good six years to conjure itself. (This book is evidence that someone born fast, impatient and jumpy can, over many years, learn … Continue reading The Conjuring of "Firefly Hollow"