Indies Introduce Interview

21 Jan
Silvia Vasquez-Lavado author of In the Shadow of the Mountain

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Silvia Vasquez-Lavado

“It’s one thing to climb a mountain, it's another to share your story with the world," said Rosa Hernandez of Third Place Books.

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19 Jan
Erica Martin author of And We Rise

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Erica Martin

Casey Gerken of Innisfree Bookshop called this book a “beautiful history of the Civil Rights Movement for young adult readers."

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10 Jan
The Way I See It by Nancy Tandon

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Nancy Tandon

Here, Susan Williams of M. Judson Booksellers and Nancy Tandon discuss writing for children. 

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04 Jan
Olga Dies Dreaming: A Novel by Xochitl Gonzalez

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Xochitl Gonzalez

Olga Dies Dreaming is a stunning debut, one that will linger long after the book is closed, and — hopefully — throughout the years," said Rebecca Speas of One More Page Books in Arlington, Virginia. 

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04 Jan
High-Risk Homosexual: A Memoir by Edgar Gomez

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Edgar Gomez

"If you love Samantha Irby, then High-Risk Homosexual is your next read! It’s thoughtful while still making you LOL," said Michelle Malonzo of Changing Hands Bookstore.

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14 Dec
T.P. Jagger, author of Hide and Geek

An Indies Introduce Q&A With T. P. Jagger

Shoshonna Roberts of Maggie Mae’s Kids Bookshop called Hide and Seek “the perfect middle grade book for fans of mystery and puzzles.”

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22 Oct
Natasha Bowen, author of Skin of the Sea
15 Oct
Alejandra Algorta, author of Neverforgotten

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Alejandra Algorta

Cat Chapman of The Oxford Exchange called Neverforgotten "utterly gorgeous."

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13 Oct
Kelly Fernández, author of Manu

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Kelly Fernández

Fernández' debut graphic novel Manu is forthcoming from Graphix. 

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01 Oct
Doma Mahmoud, author of Cairo Circles

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Doma Mahmoud

“In Cairo Circles, Doma Mahmoud gracefully explores how expectations — socioeconomic, cultural, emotional — both separate and bring us together," said Amanda Qassar of Warwick’s in La Jolla, California.

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28 Sep
Kylie Lee Baker, author of The Keeper of Night

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Kylie Lee Baker

“What a vivid and chilling story,” said Kim Brock of Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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23 Sep
Elisabet Velasquez, author of When We Make It

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Elisabet Velasquez

"Read it once, read it again, then look for more poetry by Velasquez," said  Connie Griffin of Bookworks.

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21 Sep
My Monticello by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

Audrey Huang of Belmont Books called My Monticello “one fantastic collection of short stories.”

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09 Sep
Alda P. Dobbs, author of Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna

Alda P. Dobbs on Summer/Fall 2021 Indies Introduce Pick “Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna”

"This suspenseful and inspiring story of war, migration, and the determination of one young girl has left me excited for Petra’s future," said Brein Lopez of Children's Book World. 

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