Category Archives: Interviews

Here at EasternPennPoints we’ve got interviews galore, from authors near and far, agents, and editors. Check back often, because we’re always adding more!

A Cafe Chat with Editor Jes Negrón, by Nadine Poper

For our final faculty interview before the Fall Philly event this Saturday, author Nadine Poper had a chat with Boyds Mills & Kane Editor Jes Negrón. Here’s what they had to say. Nadine: Welcome, Jes! It is a chilly, rainy … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with YA Author Jamie Beth Cohen, by Lindsay Bandy

We’re back at the Cafe, chatting with YA Author and Fall Philly faculty member Jamie Beth Cohen! Jamie’s going to be sitting on our Diversity Panel and leading a fantastic breakout session on November 2, so if you haven’t registered … Continue reading

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An Interview with Author and Illustrator Adrienne Wright, by Virginia Law Manning

Adrienne Wright, author and illustrator of Hector: A Boy, A Protest, and the Photograph that Changed Apartheid (Page Street Kids, 2019), will be joining our faculty at Fall Philly on November 2. Virginia Law Manning caught up with Adrienne to … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Assistant Editor Nicole Fiorica, by Laura Parnum

Today I’ve invited Nicole Fiorica to chat with me at the EasternPennPoints Café. Nicole is an assistant editor at Margaret K. McElderry Books, a division of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. She’ll also be joining us at our Fall Philly … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Dawn Michelle Hardy, The Literary Lobbyist, by Lindsay Bandy

Fall Philly is exactly one month away, and I’m very excited to introduce you to Dawn Michelle Hardy, CEO of Dream Relations PR. We’re doing lots of new things this time around, including a pre-event Twitter Live Chat with Dawn … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Kat Enright, by Laura Parnum

I am excited to welcome Kat Enright, an associate agent with the Seymour Agency, to the EasternPennPoints Café today. Kat represents middle grade and young adult fiction (as well as books for adults). They will be joining us at our … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Award-Winning Author Donna Gephart, by Susan North

Eastern PA SCBWI is gearing up for this year’s Fall Philly event on November 2. We are planning a packed day, including keynotes, breakout sessions, lunch, and optional critique add-ons with our phenomenal faculty members. In preparation for the event, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Award-Winning Author Pamela Tuck, by Laura Parnum

It is my pleasure to be speaking with award-winning children’s book author Pamela Tuck about her writing career, her inspirations, and her new book, Mother of Many. Pamela’s other books include Color Struck, The Adventure of Sheldon, the Mushroom, and … Continue reading

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Mindfulness, Anxiety, and a New Picture Book: Anna Forrester Has a Café Chat with Picture Book Author Gail Silver

Gail Silver’s fourth picture book, Mindful Bea and the Worry Tree, came out April 16 with Magination Press, the American Psychological Association’s children’s book imprint. Gail lives in Philadelphia, and when she’s not writing picture books she is running Yoga Child … Continue reading

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Agent Spotlight: An Interview with Alyssa Henkin, by Laura Parnum

We are thrilled to have Alyssa Henkin, literary agent and Senior Vice President at Trident Media Group, here on the blog today. After earning her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Alyssa fulfilled a childhood dream that she professed on a … Continue reading

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