First Draft Episode #291: Mary H.K. Choi
Mary H. K. Choi, New York Times bestselling author of Emergency Contact and Permanent Record and her newest YA, Yolk, answers listener questions.
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Links to Topics Mentioned In This Episode:
Listen to Mary H K Choi’s first appearance on First Draft here
Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of Gilmore Girls
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, the filmmaker brothers behind Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother Where Art Thou? and many more
Alexander Chee, author of The Queen of the Night, Edinburgh, and How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays
Famous diarist Anaïs Nin, Mirages: The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin, 1939-1947
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend
Elana K. Arnold’s Revision Season
Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
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Christina Hammonds-Reed, debut author of The Black Kids, who appeared on First Draft in conversation with 2020–2021 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds, whose many books include All American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely [listen to his First Draft interview here]), As Brave as You, For Every One, the Track series, Look Both Ways, Stamped: Racism, Anti-Racism, and You and Long Way Down, which received a Newberry Honor, a Printz Honor, and a Coretta Scott King Honor.
Elizabeth Acevedo, New York Times bestselling author of National Book Award and Printz Award-winning The Poet X, With the Fire on High and Clap When You Land.
Zan Romanoff, journalist and author of A Song to Take the World Apart, and Grace and the Fever, and Look.
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