HAPPY NATIONAL PODCASTING DAY!
Unlike Valentine’s Day, this is most certainly not a holiday concocted for strictly commercial purposes. No way. To celebrate, catch up on the First Draft Podcast archives! Intimate, in-depth conversations with some of the coolest voices in Young Adult and Middle Grade lit right now.
- Sumayyah Daud, cyberpunk YA debut BEGIN AGAIN
- Robin Talley, historical YA debut LIES WE TELL OURSELVES
- Caroline Tung Richmond, alternative history THE ONLY THING TO FEAR
- Lindsay Smith, supernatural spy thrillers SEKRET and SKANDAL
- Cristin Terrill, time-travel thriller ALL OUR YESTERDAYS
- Ellen Oh, Korean fantasy the PROPHECY series and founder of #WeNeedDiverseBooks
- Claire Legrand, MG spookies THE CAVENDISH HOME FOR BOYS AND GIRLS and THE YEAR OF SHADOWS, and YA Nutcracker retelling WINTERSPELL
- Kara Taylor (Thomas), murder-mystery series PREP SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL
- Michelle Schusterman, MG contemp series I HEART BAND, forthcoming MGs THE KAT SINCLAIR FILES and MAUDEVILLE
- Heidi Schulz, MG debut HOOK’S REVENGE and its forthcoming sequel, HOOK’S REVENGE: THE PIRATE CODE
- Gretchen McNeil, YA mystery/horror/suspense novels GET EVEN and its forthcoming sequel GET DIRTY, TEN, POSSESS, and 3:59
- Rachel Fershleiser, Tumblr’s supreme book czar, co-author of SIX WORD MEMOIRS
- Meagan Spooner, sci-fi thriller LARK ASCENDING of the SKYLARK series and co-author of THESE BROKEN STARS and the STARBOUND trilogy
Listen to the interviews here on Tumblr, or download them at iTunes or Stitcher! If you like it, think about rating or reviewing the podcast there, too!
Click here to learn more about the personal journey behind the project. I love podcasts - like, maybe too much - and contributing an audio project of my own has been incredible. I hope you enjoy!