Carol Gordon Ekster: Ruth Spiro is one of those wonderful #kidlit folks that I connected with through our shared experience of being alumni of Jane Yolen’s
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Laya, what led you to become a writer for children? LAYA STEINBERG: The one-word answer: children. Mine. I know, that’s two words. Probably
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I found Danielle through her wonderful blog about picture books, “This Picture Book Life.” Her literary love is evident and I’ve been
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Katey Howes at the 2016 NESCBWI conference and her smile and warmth lit up the air around her. I’m so
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: When I connected with Linda, I noticed how much we have in common. For the sake of brevity, I’ll just mention these
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Elwyn Brooks White was born on July 11, 1899, in Mount Vernon, New York. In a 1980 article from the New…
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Teaching was my first passion. Even before I went to school, I played teacher with all who would study under me. And then I became
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Alison, you are not new to writing. You have another publication with a beautiful mission, Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy: The Next Generation,
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Valentine’s Day seems like the perfect day to write about and share my love of picture books and talk about the illustrator
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Heather, I love that you write children’s books about real women who overcame extraordinary obstacles and never gave up on their dreams. And
Carol Gordon Ekster: I had the pleasure of living in the same town as Alyson and watching her grow up into a beautiful, intelligent, and
We all know a book that touched our life, that made us cry or laugh out loud. I know I’m preaching to the choir here.
Carol Gordon Ekster: I had the good fortune of highlighting Hazel Mitchell’s illustrative talents in another interview here at Writers’ Rumpus a few years ago.