Author and illustrator Nikki McClure tells us about some of the books and authors that have influenced her work. McClure's most recent book, In, tells the story of a young boy's adventures around his home with the use of prose and paper-cut illustrations.
To make a little extra change, many children set up lemonade stands in their neighborhoods when the weather heats up. But the young Tip Of A Bone author Christine Finlayson had a different sales pitch.
While writing The Monopolists, the secret history of the beloved board game, Mary Pilon was influenced by a number of non-fiction narrative journalists like Gay Talese and Erik Larson. Additionally, Pilon tells us a few of her favorite authors she reads in her down-time.
Author David Treuer tells us which writers are most inspiring to him and how variety in style and tone is a must. Giving examples of these "chameleon-like" writers, Truer lists The Unconsoled, The Remains of the Day, and Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro as well…