Category Archives: Interviews

An Interview with Picture Book Author Anna Forrester, by Rachel Dougherty

I’m excited to introduce you to Anna Forrester, Philadelphia-based writer, adventurer, and science enthusiast. Between years spent teaching, designing landscapes for play, and writing for kids, Anna brings a uniquely well-rounded perspective to children’s lit. Some Eastern Penn Points readers may … Continue reading

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An Interview with Author Christine Kendall on Character and Intuition, by Anna Forrester

Christine Kendall lives and writes in Philadelphia. Her debut middle grade novel, RIDING CHANCE, was released by Scholastic in October, and has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category of ‘Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens.  “Troy is a kid with a passion. And dreams. … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Matt Phelan by Adrienne Wright

  Good morning Matt, welcome to Eastern PennPoints Café. What would you like to drink? A bucket of coffee, please. Wow! Okay, would you like a pastry to go with it? Or maybe a big juicy red apple? I’ll pass … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author/Illustrator Val Jones, by Lindsay Bandy

I’m so excited to have  local EPA SCBWI author/illustrator Val Jones in the Cafe today! If you’ve met her at an SCBWI event, you know just how lovable she is.  Her debut picture book, WHO WANTS BROCCOLI? is pretty lovable, … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Adam Lehrhaupt, by Lindsay Bandy

This chilly Halloween morning, we welcome author Adam Lehrhaupt to the cafe! Adam spoke at Fall Philly recently, he’s got new books on the way, and he’s basically just fun to hang out with. So, he’s here to talk books … Continue reading

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An Interview with Frank L. Cole, by Adam Hartlaub

Adam Hartlaub recently interviewed Frank L. Cole, author of 8 middle-grade books: The Adventures of Hashbrown Winters series, The Guardians series, and most recently, The Afterlife Academy. Frank talks about his experience with getting published, and where the ideas of his … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Diana Rodriguez Wallach, by Lindsay Bandy

Today we’re hosting YA author Diana Rodriguez Wallach, who we’re lucky enough to have at Fall Philly later this month! Be sure to say hi to Diana in the comments, and hop on over to her web site to learn … Continue reading

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Jason Kirschner Is “Drawn to Picture Books” – Interview & Book Giveaway, by Virginia Law Manning

This month, I thought I’d acquaint you with a critique group I admire. The six founding members: Mike Ciccotello, Deborah Cuneo, Diana Ting Delosh, Barbara DiLorenzo, Patricia Keeler and Jason Kirschner, are all brilliant author/illustrators well on their way to … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Ame Dyckman, by Lindsay Bandy

It’s officially Spring!! It may not feel like it quite yet, but it’s here, and the Pocono Retreat will be here before we know it, too! If you still need to register, just click here! Today, the Eastern Penn Points … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Editor and Author Leila Sales, by Lindsay Bandy

  Today, we have the privilege of hosting the lovely and entertaining author AND editor, Leila Sales! Leila is an editor at Viking, a humor writer, and a YA novelist. You can learn more about Leila and her books by … Continue reading

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