Writers on Writers: Nikki McClure

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.

Author Q&A: Leonard Mlodinow on The Upright Thinkers

Author and physicist Leornard Mlodinow tells us about his new book The Upright Thinkers, which spans the history of evolution and human thought in just one volume.

Writers on Writers: Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice and Inside the O'Briens, tells us about how the work of Oliver Sacks has influenced her own writing.

Author Q&A: Christine Finlayson on selling stories

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.

Author Q&A: Mary Pilon

Mary Pilon, author of The Monopolists, a book that delves into the surprisingly scandalous history behind the board game Monopoly, talks with us about her latest book.

Author Q&A: Gayle Forman on the popularity of YA novels

Young adult author Gayle Forman explains the potential power and the real-life importance behind many young adult novels.

Writers on Writers: Mary Pilon on narrative journalism

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 Q&A: Cai Emmons on her writing routine

Cai Emmons, author of The Stylist, tells us about her writing routine. She prefers mornings with fresh coffee and making notes and changes by hand.

Writers on Writers: David Treuer on “chameleon-like” authors

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…

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