Interviews/ Recommended Authors

A few literary-themed links. Also a question for y’all.

It’s a good week for readings at the downtown Powells. Junot Diaz will be there tonight, and Amy Bloom will be there tomorrow night.

Here are some people posing with their favorite books. I love the black and white documentary-looking style, and I’m also fascinated by the titles people chose.

There’s a new interview with me up over at YA Books Central; it’s one of the many features of  GLBT Month. Speaking of all things GLBT, check out Worth The Trip, a great, newish blog devoted to queer books for kids and teens.

On another topic: it’s 4:37 AM as I type. When you find yourself awake in the middle of the night, what do you do to re-achieve unconsciousness? (Blogging, I find, is not so effective.)

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  • Ellie
    September 27, 2007 at 3:08 am

    Well, being a teenager, I often find myself wide awake in the early hours of the morning. If it’s summer and there’s no school, I just read, write or use the computer until I get tired (around 3 am) and sleep in the next day. If I actually have to get up in the morning, I go to bed and relax with my cat. Try this:

  • Kristine W.
    September 27, 2007 at 9:57 am

    Well, it seems that I’ve been somewhat cursed with this since I became a mother. It no longer seems as necessary to wake in the middle of the night to check that he’s still breathing, but my body hasn’t figured that out and I’ll find myself awake and worrying about stupid stuff. What works best to get me back to sleep is to go into another room, pull out a technical manual or a textbook and curl up and read a bit until I’m sleepy.

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