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New on The Yarn! Mike Curato and a 2020 Recap

Peeking in at the last two episodes of the show.

Now on The Yarn: Matthew Cordell & Christopher Paul Curtis

Now on The Yarn: Matthew Cordell & Christopher Paul Curtis

Q: What do Abby Wambach and Grace Lin Have in Common?

A: They’ve both recently been on The Yarn podcast.

Q: What Do Jeff Kinney, Derrick Barnes, and Oge Mora All Have in Common?

A: They’re all recent guests on The Yarn Podcast.

Jason Reynolds on The Yarn

Today we’re reposting episode #35 of The Yarn podcast, featuring Jason Reynolds. It originally came out on December 10, 2016. The conversation (especially towards the second half) seems like a good one to share again right now, at a time when history is sadly repeating itself. Thanks for listening.

What’s Up at The Yarn?

While I usually keep my Yarn talk for the Yarn site, it seems like a good time to let you know about a few recent episodes you might like. Trying something a bit different here. Normally we talk with authors and illustrators, but in this episode we go behind the scenes of an independent bookstore […]

‘It’s miraculous and it’s mysterious’ – Kate DiCamillo on WINN-DIXIE’s 20th Anniversary

On The Yarn podcast, Kate DiCamillo talks about Because of Winn-Dixie, which turns 20 this year.

What’s Going on at The Yarn?

Some recent podcast episodes you might like.

On the 100th Episode of The Yarn, We Reveal All the Secrets

I usually keep news about the The Yarn over on The Yarn blog, but when you hit the 100 episode mark, it must be shared everywhere. So how do Colby and I make the 100th episode special? How about a podcast all about what goes on behind the scenes of the podcast? We spill the […]

How Do I Listen to The Yarn Podcast on Spotify?

First of all, glad you asked. The children’s literature podcast I co-host with Colby Sharp was just added to Spotify and we’re pretty excited about it. If you’re a Spotify subscriber, you can click here to find the show. Or, you can visit Spotify and search for us. Here’s how. Now new episodes of The […]

What Do Todd Parr, Meg Medina, Adam Gidwitz, and Dan Santat Have in Common?

Answer: They have all been on The Yarn podcast in the last couple months. It’s been a great stretch of episodes, so here they are, in case you’re interested in checking them out.

The Yarn LIVE at ALA!

Important Question: Are you attending the American Library Association Annual Conference? If you are, I have a little something to add to your schedule:   We’re recording a LIVE episode of The Yarn with a great group of award winners. Come on by!

The Yarn is Not Here

All Yarn operations have moved over to the snazzy new Yarn blog. Today is the first post – our interview with Dav Pilkey in a party bus. Click here to head there.

More Yarn! Lynda Mullaly Hunt – ONE FOR THE MURPHYS Unraveled

In the latest episode of The Yarn Lynda Mullaly Hunt talks about her book One for the Murphys. Click the buttons below to subscribe to The Yarn on iTunes and Stitcher: And we have a newsletter! Colby and I put all kinds of stuff on there: book recommendations, other podcasts to check out, and bonus The Yarn […]

A Yarn-nouncement! The Yarn Joins SLJ

Soon, The Yarn will be joining School Library Journal in a more official way. Most noticeably, there will be a dedicated blog for The Yarn on the SLJ site. We’ll post episodes of The Yarn and other audio-related stuff there. Colby Sharp and I are honored to be part of the School Library Journal team.