Celebrity Corner

  • AN INTERVIEW WITH LINCOLN PEIRCE

    Lincoln Peirce is a New York Timesbestselling author and cartoonist. His comic strip Big Nate,featuring the adventures of an irrepressible sixth grader, appears in over 400 newspapers worldwide and online. In 2010, he began a series of illustrated novels based on the strip, introducing Nate and his cast of classmates and teachers to a new generation of young readers. In the past seven years, 16 million Big Nate books have been sold. When he is not writing or drawing, Lincoln enjoys playing ice hockey, doing crossword puzzles, and hosting a weekly radio show devoted to vintage country music. He and his wife, Jessica, have two children and live in Portland, Maine.

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  • AN INTERVIEW WITH JUDD WINICK

    JUDD WINICK lives in San Francisco with his wife, their two kids, and their cat. Judd has scripted issues of bestselling comic series, including Batman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Justice League, and Star Wars. Judd also appeared as a cast member of MTV's The Real World: San Francisco and is the author of the highly acclaimed graphic novel Pedro and Me, about his Real World roommate and friend, AIDS activist Pedro Zamora.

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  • AN INTERVIEW WITH JENNIFER L. HOLM

    JENNIFER L. HOLM is a New York Times bestselling author and three-time Newbery Honor recipient. She is a cocreator of the Babymouse series (an Eisner Award winner) and the Squish series, which she collaborates on with her brother Matthew Holm.

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  • AUTHOR PETER REYNOLDS

    Creativity champion, Peter H. Reynolds, is a NY Times best-selling author & illustrator. Published in over 25 languages, Peter's books The Dot, Ish, The Word Collector and Happy Dreamer, among many others, inspire children and “grown up children” with his messages about authentic learning, creativity, bravery, empathy, and courageous self-expression.

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  • Author Pete Hautman

    Pete Hautman is the author of many books for young adults and adults, including the National Book Award–winning Godless, the Klaatu Diskos trilogy, and Eden West. His most recent book for middle-grade readers is Slider, which Booklist lauded for its “crystalline prose, delectable detail, and rip-roaring humor.” Pete Hautman divides his time between Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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