Chris Barton, author of Shark vs. Train, took some time at the Texas Book Festival to tape an interview with Kirkus about how he worked with illustrator Tom Lichtenheld, some of his favorite books to share with his children and where his career is taking him next. See it here.
Multiple–award-winning author and perennial teen favorite Laurie Halse Anderson sat down to chat with Kirkus about her newest book, Forge, and the trilogy it centers, her writing process and how she handles book challenges. See it here.