Illustrator & Author Interviews

Curious City Moderates a Grandfather Gandhi Conversation

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in #WeNeedDiverseBooks, Author Event, Global & Multicultural Events, Illustrator & Author Interviews | Comments Off on Curious City Moderates a Grandfather Gandhi Conversation

Curious City Moderates a Grandfather Gandhi Conversation

Curious City is proud to be providing the marketing outreach for the Grandfather Gandhi picture books by Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus and illustrated by Evan Turk (Atheneum) and celebrating the release of Be the Change. Recently, we brought the Grandfather Gandhi team to the Brattleboro Literary Festival and moderated an hour long conversation about these essential picture books.  Thank you to BCTV! Please also explore the website dedicated to the series!   Share...

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What a Beautiful Morning: An Interview with Arthur A. Levine

Posted by on Jul 31, 2016 in Children's Literature, Illustrator & Author Interviews | 6 comments

What a Beautiful Morning: An Interview with Arthur A. Levine

An interview with author Arthur A. Levine about his acclaimed picture book What a Beautiful Morning (Running Press). Interview conducted by Kirsten Cappy of Curious City. You love to sing, and your character in What a Beautiful Morning loves to sing. Was music a part of your family experience and relationships? “My dad was a very enthusiastic singer. He loved nothing better than to walk around the house early in the morning singing at the top of his lungs, ‘Oh, what a beautiful morning.’ (That was sometimes very irritating if you were trying to sleep.) But music is the connection between me...

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Sweet Intern Experience

Posted by on Dec 15, 2012 in Children's Book Illustration, Illustrator & Author Interviews, Internships, Website Design | Comments Off on Sweet Intern Experience

Sweet Intern Experience

Once again, Maine College of Art (MECA) proves to be a sweet dance partner.  This semester Jessica Tomlinson, MECA’s Director of Artists at Work and I dug through my shelf of upcoming children’s book marketing projects and found one for a MECA Illustration student to jitterbug to.     Author Jen Bryant and illustrator Melissa Sweet will soon release A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin, a picture book biography of a self-trained artist that overcame war and disability to recapture the joy he had as a boy drawing and painting.   Illustrator and MECA...

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Thanks for the Rumpus, Maurice

Posted by on May 9, 2012 in Children's Book Illustration, Illustrator & Author Interviews | Comments Off on Thanks for the Rumpus, Maurice

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Talking Inner & Outer Demons

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 in Illustrator & Author Interviews, Speaking | Comments Off on Talking Inner & Outer Demons

Curious City had a haunting afternoon with writers Amalie Howard, Elizabeth Miles, and Sarah L. Thomson at Maine Festival of the Book!   Readers had  a little scare or at least a little banter with our panel…   Facing Your Inner & Outer Demons: Teen Issues in Paranormal Fiction Young Adult authors discuss incorporating real life teen issues into their paranormal novels Mercy, Fury, and Bloodspell with moderator Kirsten Cappy of Curious City.   Share...

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