Attention Censors by Colleen Mondor from BookSlut.com. Features interviews with authors Natasha Friend and Brent Hartinger. See also Inside Brent’s Brain: a chat at connectforkids.org. Brent’s wonderful YA books include: Geography Club (HarperTempest, 2003); The Last Chance Texaco (HarperTempest, 2004); and The Order of the Poison Oak (HarperTempest, 2005).
Former President (Bill Clinton) to Appear at Texas Book Festival from Austin360.com. He’s speaking Oct. 29, 2005.
Muhammad Ali, Andy Warhol, and Cesar Chavez by children’s author Chris Barton from Bartography. A round-up of recent U.S. history related reads.
Southwest Texas chapter of SCBWI invites you to find out that “Dreams Do Come True” at its fall conference November 12th in downtown San Antonio. Speakers will include editors from Hyperion, Boyds Mills Press, the art director from Hampton-Brown, author Rick Riordan and illustrator Layne Johnson. Planners are offering a special early bird rate for $75 for members if they register by September 12. Note: as of Aug. 18, critiques were still available.