A recap of the books I read in 2022.
An interview with the author and poet, Jordan Scott. Jordan is the author of five books including recent "I Talk Like a River," "Silt," "Blert," "Decomp," "Night & Ox." This is an important discussion that delves deep into Jordan's work and the experience of stuttering.
It goes without saying that 2020 was a weird year for all of us but in many ways, it allowed me the time to read a lot more than I have in most years previously. The launch of The Deckle Edge Podcast helped too, as I try and read everything I can the author has … Continue reading 2020 Books Read in Review
Roger is the #1 Bestselling author and illustrator of five books including, The Painting Table, My Favorite Color is Blue. Sometimes., and the upcoming Faces: A Love Story. Following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, Roger had the privilege of painting with children who witnessed this tragic event. The experience profoundly affected him and … Continue reading Roger Hutchison
Fry Bread: A Native American Story by Kevin Noble Maillard I’ve written before about my affinity for picture books and Fry Bread: A Native American Story written by Kevin Noble Maillard, illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal, and published by Roaring Brook Press fits my profile well. Every culture, it seems, has their own version of fried … Continue reading Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard
A little mid-week snack or, perhaps, a mid-week pick me up... I absolutely adore picture books. I love well told stories, but pairing them with beautiful illustrations seals the deal for me. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy is high among my favorites. The relatively short book isn't quite … Continue reading The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy