Reader Feedback on NORMAL

August 23rd, 2016
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This is just the greatest. KT Literary author Rebecca Petruck recently shared an awesome letter she received from a reader of her debut novel Steering Toward Normal, which was published in May 2014 by Abrams/Amulet. Rebecca gave me permission to share it here for your enjoyment. In case you’re wondering why I love middle grade […]

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Seeking: YA and MG Nonfiction

August 12th, 2016

It’s an exciting time to be in children’s publishing. The readership is expanding– and expanding their reading lists! Engaging, teen-friendly nonfiction is a huge area for growth in the industry, and of perennial interest, especially for students doing book reports who want to read more than boring biographies . So kt literary is putting out the call […]

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Interview with Kate!

April 4th, 2016
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I was delighted to be interviewed the other day by the lovely Kim Turrisi of the SCBWI, and thrilled to share that interview from the April issue of the SCBWI Insight. A short tease is below! SCBWI Insight: There’s so much talk about the best way to query an agent. What gets your attention when […]

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For The Love of Gaming with Jaleigh Johnson

February 25th, 2016

Today’s Peace Love Books post comes from Sara’s client Jaleigh Johnson, and is on one of my favorite subjects. Enjoy! In my ever-decreasing amounts of spare time, there are few things I enjoy more than a good game. In fact, one of the only things I love more is a great story. I blame my […]

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The Power of Love with Julia Karr

February 24th, 2016
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Today’s Peace Love Books post comes to us from Julia Karr, author of XVI and TRUTH. She’s currently working on a third book in the series. I’ve loved a number of pets (both cats & dogs) over the years. With some of them I’ve felt a special connection that’s gone beyond love. One in particular […]

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