Canada-based singer and broadcast journalist Malka Marom talks to LJ about her book Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words, a thoughtful account of Joni Mitchell’s life and creative process.
“A library is a natural place for an author” says Will Thomas, author of a series of Victorian-era novels featuring a private enquiry agent who is interested in social issues. Eleanor Kuhns believes “most librarians either wanted to write or are closet writers now.” Read more about what these librarian/authors have to say.
Linguist Peterson answers a few questions about the process of developing a language and gives librarians a jump start on their studies by offering a few Dothraki phrases that may come in handy in libraries.
Bianca Amato discusses her narration work on Philippa Gregory’s medieval England–set “The Cousins’ War” novels.
Author Ann Hood tackles the multigenerational family saga with her sumptuous new novel, An Italian Wife, released this month.
Authors and narrators often develop close relationships over the course of a project, but Chris Bohjalian and Grace Blewer, the narrator of his recent novel, Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands, had quite a head start: they’re father and daughter.
Having recently won both the 2014 Nebula and Hugo Award for her acclaimed sf debut Ancillary Justice, author Ann Leckie talks to LJ about Ancillary Sword, which continues the story of Breq, a starship soldier.
Sophie Hannah on her new novel The Monogram Murders, starring Agatha Christie’s famous detective Hercule Poirot.
A Writer’s Life with Librarians: A First Novelist Addresses Librarians at S. & S.’s Summer 2014 Preview
“When I think about what librarians have done for me over the years—provided a space, kept it neat and attractive, filled it with books and technology and opportunities for growth—I realize that what they were really doing was providing a home for me by another name.”