Tuesday, June 15, 2010

SCBWI TEAM BLOG Pre-conference Interview: Gennifer Choldenko

TEAM BLOGger Martha Brockenbrough offers another terrific pre-conference interview on the SCBWI WWA blog--today with author Gennifer Choldenko. At the Annual Summer Conference Gennifer will be giving a keynote speech called Kill the Bunnies: Writing Novels for Today's Teens.

Here's a bit from her conversation with Martha. Click here to read the full interview.
"I first heard of Gennifer when after the publication of her Newbery Honor-winning novel, AL CAPONE DOES MY SHIRTS. At the time, it seemed like she was an overnight success: a New York Times bestselling author, winner of the Sid Fleischman award, a BBYA pick...the list of accolades is longer than a gangster's rap sheet. I read AL CAPONE and  was hugely jealous, wondering how she'd managed to get so good so quickly. Shows what I knew..."
 Click here to register for the event!

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