Indies Introduce Interview

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Rosalie Knecht

    Rosalie Knecht is the author of the Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut title Relief Map, which Linda McLoughlin Figel of {pages: a bookstore} called “a rich and memorable read from an exciting new talent.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Lindsay Eagar

    Lindsay Eagar is the author of Hour of the Bees, a Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut title for middle-grade readers. Drew Sieplinga of Wild Rumpus Books called Hour of the Bees “a beautifully written, magical book.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sara Baume

    Sara Baume is the author of the Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut title Spill Simmer Falter Wither, which Mary Wolf of Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse called “an amazing achievement by a writer who makes her work seem effortless.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Ed Tarkington

    Ed Tarkington is the author of Only Love Can Break Your Heart, a Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut and a January Indie Next List pick. “This is, without a doubt, my favorite debut novel this spring,” said Shirley Wells of Watermark Books & Café.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Patrick Dacey

    Patrick Dacey is the author of We’ve Already Gone This Far, a Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce debut title. Mary Wolf of Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse called Dacey’s stories “perfectly crafted.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Goldy Moldavsky

    Goldy Moldavsky is the author of Kill the Boy Band, a Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce debut for young adults. “Reading Moldavsky’s debut is like reliving my first viewing of the movie Heathers,” said Kari Meutsch of Phoenix Books.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

    Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock is the author of The Smell of Other People’s Houses, a Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut for young adults and a Spring Kids’ Indie Next List pick. Marya Johnston of BookBar called the novel “a sensory experience.”

    Indies Introduce Author Interviews Now on YouTube

    Five- to 10-minute interviews of Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce authors, conducted by booksellers at Winter Institute 11, are now on ABA’s YouTube channel.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With M.G. Leonard

    M.G. Leonard is the author of Beetle Boy, a Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut for middle-grade readers. Erin Barker of Hooray for Books! said Beetle Boy “feels like it was written by a scientifically-minded Roald Dahl.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Heidi Heilig

    Heidi Heilig is the author of The Girl From Everywhere, a Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut for young adults and Spring Kids’ Indie Next List pick. Alyssa Raymond of Boulder Book Store said the novel is “magical, diverse, and intricately plotted.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Matthew Griffin

    Matthew Griffin is the author of the Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut novel Hide, which William Carl of Wellesley Books called “one of the best books of the year.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Rashod Ollison

    Rashod Ollison is the author of Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl, a Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce debut title. Jamie Fiocco of Flyleaf Books called Soul Serenade “a heartbreaking, gratifying memoir.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Marisa Reichardt

    Underwater by Marisa Reichardt, a Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut title for young adults and a Winter Kids’ Indie Next List pick, “is a true beauty on all counts,” said Will Walton of Avid Bookshop. 

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Gavriel Savit

    Gavriel Savit is the author of Anna and the Swallow Man, a Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce debut title for young adults. Sara Grochowski of Brilliant Books called the novel “an affecting story that readers won’t soon forget.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sunil Yapa

    Sunil Yapa is the author of Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, a Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce debut novel. “I closed the book with the feeling that if we can truly open our hearts to understanding and forgiveness, there is hope for all of us,” said Anmiryam Budner of Main Point Books.

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