First Draft with Sarah Enni (Literature)

First Draft Episod #357: Samira Ahmed

Samira Ahmed is the bestselling author of Love, Hate & Other Filters, Internment, Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know, and Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds, as well as a Ms. Marvel comic book mini-series. She joins us to talk about her latest YA contemp, Hollow Fires.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:15pm PDT

First Draft Episode #356: Kristin Dwyer

Kristin Dwyer is the debut author of YA romance, Some Mistakes Were Made.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 10:10am PDT

First Draft Episode #355: Shannon Hale

Shannon Hale is the New York Times best-selling author of over thirty children's and young adult books, including graphic novel memoirs Real Friends, Best Friends, and Friends Forever, and multiple award winners The Goose Girl, Book of a Thousand Days, and Newbery Honor recipient Princess Academy.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 7:27am PDT

First Draft Episode #354: Zibby Owens

Zibby Owens is the founder of the podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books, and new publishing company Zibby Books, as well as author of picture book Princess Charming and forthcoming memoir, Bookends: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Literature.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:56pm PDT

First Draft Episode #353: Adrienne Celt

Adrienne Celt is a cartoonist and author of The Daughters, Invitation to a Bonfire, as well as cartoon collection, Apocalypse How? An Existential Bestiary. She joins to talk about her latest, End of the World House.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #352: Elissa Sussman

Elissa Sussman is the author of adult romance Funny You Should Ask, and YA novels Drawn That Way, Burn, and Stray

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 4:33pm PDT

First Draft Episode #351: Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett, two-time Caldecott Honor and #1 New York Times bestselling author of picture books like Extra Yarn and Sam and Dave Dig a Hole with illustrator Jon Klassen, and the Jack book series with illustrator Greg Pizzoli. Mac joins us to talk about The Great Zapfino, his new picture book with illustrator Marla Frazee (hear her First Draft interview here).

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #350: Amanda Oliver

Amanda Oliver, former librarian and author of OVERDUE: Reckoning with the Public Library.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:17am PDT

First Draft Episode #349: John Cho

John Cho, actor, producer, writer, and author of debut middle grade novel, Troublemaker, with Sarah Suk.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 8:38pm PDT

First Draft Episode #348: Kate Spencer

Kate Spencer is the co-host of the award-winning podcast Forever35, and author of the memoir The Dead Moms Club. She joins to talk about her first novel, In a New York Minute.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:50am PDT

First Draft Episode #347: Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers, host of Late Night with Seth Meyers and former head writer for Saturday Night Live, talks about his debut picture book, I’m Not Scared, You’re Scared with Rob Syegh.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #346: Jennifer E. Smith

Jennifer E. Smith, author of YA novels The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between and more. She’s here to talk about her first picture book, Creature of Habit (with illustrator Leo Espinosa), and her first adult novel, The Unsinkable Greta James.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #345: Rebecca Serle

Rebecca Serle, New York Times bestselling author of In Five Years, The Dinner List, and more, talks about her new novel, One Italian Summer.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #344: Sabaa Tahir

Sabaa Tahir, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Ember in the Ashes series talks about her new contemporary YA, All My Rage.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 3:56pm PDT

First Draft Episode #343: Abdi Nazemian

Abdi Nazemian, screenwriter and author of Stonewall Honor book Like a Love Story talks about his most recent YA, The Chandler Legacies.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #342: Adam Rubin

Adam Rubin, New York Times bestselling picture book author known for Dragons Love Tacos, Those Darn Squirrels!, Robo-Sauce and more with illustrator Daniel Salmieri, about his new collection of middle grade short stories, The Ice Cream Machine.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #341: Jon Scieszka

Jon Scieszka, former National Ambassador for Children’s Literature and New York Times bestselling author best known for picture books with illustrator Lane Smith, including The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, Math Curse, and more.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:50am PDT

First Draft Episode #340: Swan Huntley

Swan Huntley is the author of adult literary novels The Goddesses, We Could Be Beautiful, and her newest, Getting Clean With Stevie Green.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Ibi Zoboi is the New York Times bestselling author of National Book Award Finalist American Street, Pride, My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich and co-author with prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of Punching the Air. She joins us to talk about her first work of non-fiction Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:13am PDT

Jacqueline Woodson is a 2020 MacArthur Genius fellow, National Book Award winner, Newberry, Caldecott, and Coretta Scott King winner, former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Brown Girl Dreaming, Red at the Bone, Another Brooklyn, Before the Ever After and many, many more. She joins us to talk about her picture books with Rafael López, The Day You Begin and The Year We Learned to Fly.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #337: Lamar Giles

Lamar Giles, author of the acclaimed novels Fake ID, Endangered, Overturned, Spin, Not So Pure and Simple. He joins us to talk about his middle-grade series The Last Last-Day-of-Summer, Last Chance for Logan County, and and The Last Mirror on the Left.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:10am PDT

First Draft Episode #336: Varian Johnson

Varian Johnson, award-winning author of The Parker Inheritance, Twins, The Great Greene Heist, joins us to talk about his most recent middle-grade, Playing the Cards You’re Dealt.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #335: Kekla Magoon

Kekla Magoon is the award-winning author of many novels and nonfiction books for kids and teens, including How It Went Down, The Season of Styx Malone, and her newest, Revolution In Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #334: Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-seven novels, including My Sister's Keeper, Nineteen Minutes, Small Great Things, and two young adult novels with daughter Samantha van Leer, Between the Lines and Off the Page. She joins to talk about her latest, Wish You Were Here.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #333: Karen M. McManus

Karen M. McManus is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of young adult thrillers, including the One of Us Is Lying series (now a Peacock TV show), Two Can Keep a Secret, The Cousins, joins to talk about her latest, You’ll Be the Death of Me.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #332: Chloe Gong

Chloe Gong is the New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights and its sequel Our Violent Ends.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 11:40am PDT

First Draft Episode #331: Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers, visual artist, climate activist, and author and/or illustrator of several New York Times bestselling picture books, including The Day the Crayons Quit, How to Catch a Star, The Fate of Fausto, and Here We Are, joins us to talk about his newest picture book, There’s a Ghost In This House.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #330: Roseanne A. Brown

Roseanne A. Brown is the New York Times bestselling author of YA fantasy novels A Song of Wraiths and Ruin and its sequel, A Psalm of Storms and Silence.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 8:14am PDT

First Draft Episode #329: Garth Nix

Garth Nix, New York Times bestselling author of Sabriel, returns to the Old Kingdom series with his latest YA fantasy, Terciel & Elinor.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #328: Helen O’Hara

Helen O’Hara, film critic, editor-at-large for Empire magazine and co-host of the Empire film podcast, talks about her newest non-fiction, Women vs Hollywood: The Fall and RIse of Women in Film and host of its accompanying podcast, Women vs Hollywood With Helen O’Hara.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #327: Benjamin Dreyer

Benjamin Dreyer, vice president, executive managing editor and copy chief of Random House, and New York Times bestselling author of Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style and Dreyer’s English (Adapted for Young Readers): Good Advice for Good Writing.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:38am PDT

First Draft Episode #326: Elissa Sussman and Arielle Jovellanos

Elissa Sussman and Arielle Jovellanos, author and illustrator, respectively, of YA contemporary novel Drawn That Way. Elissa is also the author of Burn, Stray, and the upcoming adult novel, Funny You Should Ask. Arielle illustrated Evil Thing, a Cruelle de Ville backstory novel written by Serena Valentino, as well as graphic novel Black Star, written by Eric A. Glover.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #325: Ayana Gray

Ayana Gray, debut author of Beasts of Prey, which is being adapted into a Netflix film.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #324: Kendare Blake

Kendare Blake, New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series, Anna Dressed in Blood, and more, talks about her new historical thriller, All These Bodies, and her upcoming YA novel set in the universe of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, In Every Generation.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

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Creator and host of First Draft, Sarah Enni, announces the launch of the First Draft Patreon, a way listeners can help support the show by pledging $5 or $10 a month. In exchange for that monthly donation, supporters will gain access to an exclusive community forum, get monthly video chats with Sarah, get 15% off First Draft merchandise, and get a shoutout at the top of a First Draft episode and on the First Draft supporter page.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:02am PDT

First Draft Episode #323: Christine Riccio

Christine Riccio, New York Times bestselling author of Again, But Better and Better Together and creative force behind PolandBananasBooks, her BookTube channel with more than 400,000 subscribers, and co-host of Booksplosion, the largest book club on YouTube.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #322: Jennifer Niven

Jennifer Niven is the Emmy Award-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author of ten books, including YA novels All the Bright Places, Holding up the Universe, Breathless, and Take Me With You When You Go (with David Levithan).

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #321: Stephanie Perkins

Stephanie Perkins, New York Times bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss and the horror novel There’s Someone Inside Your House (watch the Netflix film adaptation Oct. 6!) talks about her newest scary book, The Woods Are Always Watching.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #320: Sarah MacLean

Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling author of romance novels, including Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake, A Rogue By Any Other Name, and many more, talks about Bombshell, the first book in her new Hell’s Bells series. Sarah also co-hosts the Fated Mates romance podcast.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #319: S. K. Ali

S. K. Ali is the New York Times bestselling author of Morris Award Finalist Saints and Misfits and its sequel Misfit in Love, Love From A to Z and its forthcoming sequel, Love From Mecca to Medina, and picture book The Proudest Blue. She also co-edited, with Aisha Saeed, the middle grade anthology Once Upon an Eid.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #318: Chandler Baker

Chandler Baker, the New York Times bestselling author of Whisper Network talks about her latest feminist thriller, The Husbands. She is also the co-author with Wesley King of YA novel Hello (From Here), out September 7!

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #317: Margot Wood

Margot Wood, founder of Epic Reads, talks about her debut young adult novel, Fresh.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 10:32am PDT

First Draft Episode #316: Kerry Winfrey

Kerry Winfrey, author of romantic comedies Waiting For Tom Hanks, Not Like the Movies, and her newest, Very Sincerely Yours. She is also the author of YA novels Love and Other Alien Experiences and Things Jolie Needs to Do Before She Bites It.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

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First Draft Episode #315: Isaac Fitzsimons

Isaac Fitzsimons is the debut author of The Passing Playbook.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:11am PDT

First Draft Episode #314: Ben Zhu

Ben Zhu, author, illustrator, and founder of Gallery Nucleus, talks about his debut picture book, Dessert Island.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #313: Co-authors of Blackout: Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon 

The co-authors of Blackout: Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon talk about their New York Times bestselling collaborative novel.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #312: Tanaz Bhathena

Tanaz Bhathena, author of A Girl Like That and The Beauty of the Moment talks about her fantasy series, Hunted by the Sky and its sequel, Rising Like a Storm.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #311: Doree Shafrir

Doree Shafrir, co-host of the Forever35 podcast and author of Startup, joins us to talk about her debut memoir, Thanks For Waiting: The Joy (& Weirdness) of Being a Late Bloomer.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #310: Chris Appelhans

Chris Appelhans, writer and director of Netflix animated movie Wish Dragon, and illustrator of picture books Sparky! (written by Jenny Offill) and A Greyhound, a Groundhog (written by Emily Jenkins).

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #309: Casey McQuiston

Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White, and Royal Blue, talks about their latest queer rom-com, One Last Stop.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 10:37am PDT

First Draft Episode #308: Sarah Kuhn

Sarah Kuhn, author of the Heroine Complex series, Shadow of the Batgirl with Nicole Gaux for DC Comics, the Star Wars audiobook original Doctor Aphra, talks about her new young adult novel, From Little Tokyo, With Love.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 7:16am PDT

First Draft Episode #307: John Green

John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of many young adult novels, including The Fault in Our Stars and Printz-winning Looking For Alaska, joins to discuss his new essay collection, The Anthropocene Reviewed. He is also one half of the vlogbrothers on YouTube and co-creator of educational series Crash Course.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:05am PDT

First Draft Episode #306: Nicola Yoon

Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also a Star talks about her new YA, Instructions For Dancing, and co-founding Joy Revolution, a Random House young adult imprint dedicated to love stories starring people of color.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #305: Camryn Garrett

Camryn Garrett, author of Full Disclosure, talks about her new YA, Off the Record.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #304: Chris Grabenstein

Chris Grabenstein is the New York Times bestselling author of the Lemoncello series, the Wonderland series, the Haunted Mystery series, and The Island of Dr. Libris. He is also the co-author, with James Patterson, of the #1 Bestsellers I Funny, House of Robots, Max Einstein and many others. He joins to talk about his newest middle grade series, Dog Squad, out now!

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #303: Victoria Aveyard

Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Red Queen series, talks about the first book in her new YA fantasy series, Realm Breaker.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #302: Morgan Matson

Morgan Matson, New York Times bestselling author of Save the Date, The Unexpected Everything, and more answers listener questions about life, writing, and her new YA, Take Me Home Tonight.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #301: Sara Zarr

Podcast chat! A conversation with Sara Zarr, National Book Award finalist author of eight novels for young adults, most recently Goodbye from Nowhere, about her creative writing podcast, This Creative Life.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #300: Emma Straub

Emma Straub, New York Times-bestselling author of The Vacationers, Modern Lovers, Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married, talks about her most recent novel, All Adults Here, out in paperback now. She and her husband own Brooklyn bookstore Books Are Magic.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #299: Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen, Caldecott Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the I Want My Hat Back series, is back with a book he wrote and illustrated: The Rock From the Sky.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:02am PDT

First Draft Episode #297: Brittney Morris

Brittney Morris, author of Slay and Miles Morales: Wings of Fury talks about her newest speculative YA, The Cost of Knowing.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #297: Marla Frazee

Marla Frazee is the two-time Caldecott Honor-winning author and illustrator of The Boss Baby, A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever, All the World, and many more. She joins us to talk about the Farmer series: The Farmer and the Clown, The Farmer and the Monkey, and The Farmer and the Circus, out now.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #295: Laurie Devore

Laurie Devore, author of How To Break a Boy and Winner Takes All, talks about her latest contemporary YA, A Better Bad Idea.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 10:52am PDT

First Draft Episode #296: David Arnold

David Arnold is the New York Times bestselling author of Mosquitoland, Kids of Appetite, and The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik, talks about his latest genre-bending YA sci-fi, The Electric Kingdom, out now!

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #294: Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare is #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shadowhunter Chronicles, the forthcoming Sword Catcher duology, and co-author of the Magisterium series. She joins First Draft to discuss her most recent Shadowhunter novel, Chain of Iron, the latest installation of the Last Hours trilogy, and to answer listener questions.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #293: Ransom Riggs

Ransom Riggs, New York Times best-selling author of the Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children series, which is wrapping up with the sixth book, The Desolations of Devil’s Acre, out now!

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

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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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #291: Anna Carey

Anna Carey is the author of This is Not The Jess Show. She’s also the author of The Eve Trilogy (Eve, Once, Rise) and the Blackbird series (Blackbird, Deadfall).

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #290: Loan Le

Loan Le, editor at Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books and debut author of A PhLove Story.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #289: Catie Disabato

Catie Disabato, author of adult literary novels The Ghost Network and her newest, U Up?

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #288: Matt de la Peña

Matt de la Peña, author of seven critically acclaimed young adult novels including Mexican Whiteboy and Newbery Medal–winning author of Last Stop on Market Street talks about his newest collaboration with illustrator Christian Robinson, Milo Imagines the World.

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First Draft Episode #287: Elise Bryant

Elise Bryant is the debut author of Happily Ever Afters.

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First Draft Episode #286: Kristin Cashore

Kristin Cashore is the New York Times bestselling author of the Graceling series, including Graceling, Fire, and Bitterblue, as well as Jane, Unlimited. She has returned to her fantasy world for her newest novel, Winterkeep.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 7:39am PDT

First Draft Episode #285: Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give and On the Come Up talks about her latest book, Concrete Rose, as well as the upcoming Blackout.

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First Draft Episode #284: Koa Beck

Koa Beck, former editor-in-chief of Jezebel and co-host of “The #MeToo Memos” on WNYC’s The Takeaway, discusses her debut non-fiction work, White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #283: Dylan Meconis

Dylan Meconis, cartoonist and writer, talks about her middle grade graphic novel Queen of the Sea. Its sequel, Prince of the City, will be out in 2022!

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #282: Matthew Burgess and Cátia Chien

Matthew Burgess and Cátia Chien, artist and illustrator respectively, of picture book The Bear and the Moon. Matthew is a poet, picture book author, and Assistant Professor at Brooklyn College. Catia is a visual artist, illustrator, and founder of A Thousand Worlds, a picture book directory that connects readers to beautiful picture books written and illustrated by BIPOC authors and illustrators.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #281: David Levithan

David Levithan is editorial director at Scholastic and the author of many young adult novels, including Boy Meets Boy, Every Day, and co-author with Rachel Cohn of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist and Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares.

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Direct download: FD_-_David_Levithan_mixdown.mp3
Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:25am PDT

First Draft Episode #280: Sabaa Tahir

 

Sabaa Tahir is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling An Ember in the Ashes series, which comes to a much-anticipated conclusion with the release of A Sky Beyond the Storm on December 1st.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #279: Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin is the New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project, Better Than Before, and more, co-host of the Happier podcast, and creator of the Four Tendencies framework.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #278: Elizabeth Eulberg

Elizabeth Eulberg, author of YA novels The Lonely Hearts Club and Better Off Friends, and the acclaimed Great Shelby Holmes middle-grade series. Her next MG, The Best Worst Summer, comes out in Spring 2021.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #277: Leah Johnson

Leah Johnson talks about her bestselling debut novel, You Should See Me In a Crown, and the forthcoming Rise to the Sun.

This episode is brought to you by Everything I Thought I Knew, by Shannon Takoaka, out from Candlewick Press now.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #276: Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is a visual artist, illustrator of The Day the Crayons Quit, and author and illustrator of How to Catch a Star, The Fate of Fausto, and Here We Are talks about his newest picture book, What We’ll Build.

This episode is brought to you by Everything I Thought I Knew, by Shannon Takoaka, out from Candlewick Press October 13, 2020.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #275: Carson Ellis

Carson Ellis, author and illustrator of bestselling picture books Home and Caldecott Honor book Du Iz Tak?, talks about her newest picture book, In the Half Room.

This episode is brought to you by Everything I Thought I Knew, by Shannon Takoaka, out from Candlewick Press October 13, 2020.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode: International Settings (Panel)

A conversation between Randy Ribay, author of the National Book Award Finalist Patron Saints of Nothing; Kelly Yang, author of Parachutes; Laura Taylor Namey, author of A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow; Mayra Cuevas, author of Salty, Bitter, Sweet.

This conversation was held as part of A Mighty Blaze’s YA Weekend, and many thanks to Joseph Moldover (author of Every Last Breath) and Jennifer de Leon (author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From) for all the help putting that entire celebration together.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #274: Justin Reynolds

Justin Reynolds, author of The Opposite of Always, talks about his new young adult contemporary novel, Early Departures.

This episode is brought to you by Everything I Thought I Knew, by Shannon Takoaka, out from Candlewick Press October 13, 2020.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode: Queer Love Stories (A Mighty Blaze Panel)

A conversation between Sam Maggs, author of The Unstoppable Wasp, Girl Squad: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History, and more; Lyla Lee, author of I’ll Be the One; Tobly McSmith, author of Stay Gold; Adiba Jaigirdar, author of The Henna Wars; and Leah Johnson, author of You Should See Me in a Crown.

This conversation was held as part of A Mighty Blaze’s YA Weekend, and many thanks to Joseph Moldover (author of Every Last Breath) and Jennifer de Leon (author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From) for all the help putting that entire celebration together.

You can watch the Zoom video of this panel at A Mighty Blaze’s Facebook page, here.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #273: Arvin Ahmadi

Arvin Ahmadi, author of Down and Across, Girl Gone Viral, and his latest, How it All Blew Up.

This episode is brought to you by Everything I Thought I Knew, by Shannon Takoaka, out from Candlewick Press October 13, 2020.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 9:09am PDT

First Draft Episode: Grief and Trauma in YA (A Mighty Blaze Panel)

A conversation between Joseph Moldover, author of Every Last Breath; Alex Richards, author of Accidental; Liz Lawson, author of The Lucky Ones; Rocky Callen, author of A Breath Too Late; and Nina de Pass, author of The Year After You.

This conversation was held as part of A Mighty Blaze’s YA Weekend, and many thanks to Joseph Moldover (author of Every Last Breath) and Jennifer de Leon (author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From) for all the help putting that entire celebration together.

You can watch the Zoom video of this panel at A Mighty Blaze’s Facebook page, here.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #272: Anne Helen Peterson

Anne Helen Petersen, freelance journalist and cultural critic with her biweekly newsletter, and author of nonfiction books Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance, and Drama from the Golden Age of American Cinema and Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman, talks about her newest book, Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation.

 

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 11:03am PDT

First Draft Episode #281: Opening the Mailbag with Lilliam Rivera

This week is a new mailbag episode, where I--along with a very special guest--will answer listener questions! Joining me today is Lilliam Rivera, author of The Education of Margot Sanchez, Dealing in Dreams, Goldie Vance: The Hotel Whodunit, and her newest YA novel, Never Look Back, a retelling of the Greek myth Orpheus and Eurydice set in the Bronx (out now)!

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #270: Tiffany D. Jackson

Tiffany D. Jackson, author of Allegedly, Monday’s Not Coming, and Let Me Hear A Rhyme, talks about her new book, Grown.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 11:51am PDT

A conversation between Jennifer de Leon, author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From; Sarah Watson, author if Most Likely; Kim Johnson, author of This is My America; Christina Hammonds-Reed, author of The Black Kids; and Natalia Sylvester, author of Running.

This conversation was held as part of A Mighty Blaze’s YA Weekend, and many thanks to Joseph Moldover (author of Every Last Breath) and Jennifer de Leon (author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From) for all the help putting that entire celebration together.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 8:51am PDT

First Draft Episode #269: Martha Brockenbrough

Martha Brockenbrough, faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts and author of nonfiction for young adults, including Unpresidented, Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary, and novels like The Game of Love and Death and her newest picture book, This Old Dog.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 10:17am PDT

📚📈❤️ How authors can create a marketing strategy to promote their work, and when it might be right to bring in an independent marketing or publicity firms. Jenn shares the highs and lows from launching Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From, and we discuss expanded definitions of success.

This episode features:

Jennifer de Leon, debut author of YA novel, Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From (out August 18).

Bekah Sine Decker and Nikki Pierce created Method Agency, an independent marketing firm, in part to help Stephenie Meyer, author of Twilight, release films and #1 New York Times bestselling books.

Catch up on the series so far:

Episode 1: Publishing 101

Episode 2: Agents: Who Are They, What Do They Do, And How Do You Get One?

Bonus Episode: Publishing in the time of COVID

Episode 3: Selling Your Book (Part 1)

Episode 4: Selling Your Book (Part 2)

Episode 5: Advances (Part 1)

Episode 6: Contracts

Episode 7: After the Book Deal

Bonus Episode: Inequality in Publishing

Episode 8: Marketing and Publicity (Part 1)


Discussed in this episode:

 

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #268: Katharine McGee

Katharine McGee is the New York Times bestselling author of The Thousandth Floor series, as well as American Royals and its sequel, Majesty.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Track Changes Bonus Episode: Panel Conversation With Abigail Hing Wen, author of Loveboat Taipei; Literary Agent Joanna Volpe of New Leaf Literary & Media; and Alvina Ling, VP and Editor in Chief at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A conversation between an author, agent, and editor to cover the ins and outs of the publishing process. The panel features Abigail Hing Wen, debut author of Loveboat Taipei; agent Joanna Volpe, president and literary agent at New Leaf Literary & Media; and Alvina Ling, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at Little Brown Books for Young Readers (and co-host of the Book Friends Forever podcast).

This conversation was held as part of A Mighty Blaze’s YA Weekend, and many thanks to Joseph Moldover (author of Every Last Breath) and Jennifer de Leon (author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From) for all the help putting that entire celebration together.

Links and Topics Mentioned In This Episode

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 10:12am PDT

First Draft Episode #267: Jill Twiss

Jill Twiss, #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo and Emmy winning comedy writer on Last Week Tonight, talks about her latest picture book, Everyone Gets a Say, with illustrator EG Keller.

Today’s episode is brought to you by Caveda, which leads group focus sessions for a worldwide community everyday on Zoom. First Draft listeners can try a free, three hour cave with promo code "FIRSTDRAFT" at caveday.org/firstdraft

This episode is sponsored by Revision Season, a seven-week, virtual master class in revising your novel, led by Elana K. Arnold, author of Printz honor winner Damsel and National Book Award finalist What Girls Are Made Of, and more.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #267: The Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From Team: Author Jennifer de Leon, Agent Faye Bender, and Editor Caitlyn Dlouhy

A conversation between the entire team behind debut young adult novel Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From: author Jennifer de Leon, Literary agent Faye Bender, partner and founder of The Book Group, and Caitlyn Dlouhy, Vice President & Editorial Director–Caitlyn Dlouhy Books at Simon & Schuster.

This conversation was held as part of A Mighty Blaze’s YA Weekend, and many thanks to Joseph Moldover (author of Every Last Breath) for all the help putting that entire celebration together.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

First Draft Episode #266: Adele Griffin

Adele Griffin, two-time National Book Award honoree and author of almost thirty books for Young Adult and middle grade readers, including The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone, The Becket List, and Sons of Liberty and Where I want to Be.

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Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:00am PDT