The Latest

News

Book Birthday Bash!

It's a book release bonanza here at The Author Village! Today, SEVEN of our authors have books entering the world, and we're celebrating them all! -- = Happy book birthday to Samantha Berger! Her Rock What Ya Got picture book, illustrated by Kerascoët, is an...

read more

We’re Adding to the Village!

The Author Village is thrilled to announce that we're adding to our ranks! Seven talented authors who are also dynamic and powerful speakers have joined the Author Village, and we're so excited to help bring them to your classroom, library or event!   Brandy Colbert...

read more

Cover Reveal for Laurie Halse Anderson’s SHOUT!

SHOUT, Laurie Halse Anderson's memoir-in-verse, has a gorgeous new cover! Check out the reveal, and an exclusive poem, over on Bustle! -- Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual...

read more

THE POET X Longlisted for the National Book Award!

Congratulations to Elizabeth Acevedo! Elizabeth Acevedo's stunning debut novel in verse, The Poet X, has been named to the longlist for the 2018 National Book Award in the category of Young People’s Literature. The Poet X is the story of Xiomara, a young woman growing...

read more

Blog

Happy Birthday, Merci Suárez!

It’s no accident that my new middle grade novel, Merci Suárez Changes Gears (Candlewick Press, Sept 2018) opens on picture day at Seaward Pines Academy. Uy! When I think back to my school days at P.S. 22 in Queens, there weren’t many humiliations greater than that....

read more

The Author Village — Thank You!

Launching The Author Village this past month has been a truly wonderful experience. It has far exceeded all my expectations. The website is now fully updated and complete. All fifteen authors are now listed. I'm so happy that Lauren Castillo, Mike Curato, Brendan...

read more

Make This Year the Year of the Author Visit

Every student deserves to experience an author visit. It doesn’t matter if they attend a rural Title I school in York County, Nebraska or an elite prep school on the Upper West Side of New York City, every student should have the opportunity to experience an author...

read more

Social

Check us out on Twitter

Get in Touch

If you’re interested in having one of the authors or illustrators from The Author Village visit your school or attend your event, or if you have a general question, please fill out the following form: