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Candlewick Press Presents is a new audio podcast about the storytellers behind your favorite children’s books! To celebrate Candlewick Press’s twenty-fifth anniversary, we sat down with local authors and illustrators of picture books, board books, and middle-grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction to discuss their journeys into the world of children’s publishing.

Additional show notes for our episode with author M.T. Anderson

Aug 31, 2017


Aug 31, 2017

This episode contains material that might be inappropriate for younger listeners; discretion is advised. M. T. Anderson, author of Thirsty, Feed, The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party, and Yvain: The Knight of the Lion, tells Candlewick Press all about his early...


Additional show notes for our episode with author Teresa Flavin

Aug 24, 2017

  1. In this Five Questions (Plus One) video, Teresa talks about “The Broom Closet Murder,” and she shares her personal ghost story.
  2. If Teresa could step into any painting, she would step into Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s At the Moulin Rouge.
  3. Teresa shares a photo of a stack of Blackhope Enigma drafts and talks about...


Aug 24, 2017

Teresa Flavin, author of The Blackhope Enigma, The Crimson Shard, and The Shadow Lantern, talks to Candlewick Press about what painting she would live in if given the opportunity and the first story she remembers writing as a child (a murder mystery called “The Broom Closet Murder”), and she tells a ghost...


Additional show notes for our episode with illustrator Scott Magoon

Aug 17, 2017

  1. In this Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast blog post, Scott talks about Duct Tape Man, a weekly comic strip that he created for his college newspaper.
  2. An aerial view of the territory Scott roamed as a child while in search of Bigfoot!
  3. Scott wins a Hot Men of Children’s Literature Award from Betsy Bird at...