As the voice of PW KidsCast, the children’s book podcast from Publishers Weekly, I conduct interviews with kids’ and YA authors and illustrators about their new books and their creative process. You can listen to a few episodes here:

Kate Albus (A Place to Hang the Moon)

Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess (Swing)

Jonathan Auxier (Sweep)

Julia Drake (The Last True Poets of the Sea)

Dave Eggers (The Lifters)

Supriya Kelkar (American as Paneer Pie)

Christopher Myers, author-illustrator and founder of Random House’s Make Me a World imprint

Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead (Bob)

Dan Santat (A First Time for Everything)

Jo Watson (Big Boned)

Maggie Edkins Willis (Smaller Sister)

Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (Alien Superstar: Hollywood vs. the Galaxy)

Arthur Yorinks (Presto & Zesto in Limboland, illus. by Maurice Sendak)

Find more podcasts here (my episodes date back to February 2018).