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Mid-Week Field Notes–July 13, 2022

Some very quick things: Reviews are starting to come in on my forthcoming novel in verse, Ethel’s Song: Ethel Rosenberg’s Life in Poems (Calkins Creek, Sep 13, 2022). One’s from Kirkus. Another’s from Publishers Weekly. I had the privilege this … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–July 6, 2022

Some very quick things: My agent and I have decided on the next couple of projects, including a graphic novel and another historical novel in verse. I have started to read Joy Ladin’s The Book of Anna. It is blowing … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–December 22, 2021

Some very quick things: It’s official! My third novel in verse, Camp Nordland, was sold in an exclusive submission to Carolyn Yoder at Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers. The announcement appeared in both Publishers Marketplace … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–December 15, 2021

Some very quick things: I’ve signed my copy of a contract for a new historical novel in verse. Stay tuned for an announcement! This will be my third novel in verse. I have a contemporary one my agent is shopping … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–August 18, 2021

Some quick things: Copyedits on my bio in verse, Ethel’s Song: Ethel Rosenberg’s Life in Poems (Calkins Creek, Fall 2022) are now complete. Onward! I hope to be able to share the cover with you in the next few weeks. … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | July 21, 2021

Some quick things: I received a “form” rejection for one of my essays (not one of the #52snapshots) this week. Bummer. I began work on the new project, specifically some opening poems and the overview for the proposal. Got some … Continue reading

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New Book Announcement! Ethel Rosenberg: A Life in Poems by Barbara Krasner

This appeared yesterday in Publishers Marketplace: April 29, 2021 – ETHEL ROSENBERG, by Barbara Krasner Children’s: Young Adult Fiction Barbara Krasner’s ETHEL ROSENBERG: A LIFE IN POEMS, highlighting the life of Ethel Rosenberg, to Carolyn Yoder at Calkins Creek, for publication in fall 2022, … Continue reading

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Two-in-One-Notebook-Special | Schools of Hope Author Norman H. Finkelstein and Editor Carolyn P. Yoder

Today The Whole Megillah poses questions to author Norman H. Finkelstein and Calkins Creek editor Carolyn P. Yoder about their new book, Schools of Hope. The Whole Megillah (TWM): Thanks, Norman and Carolyn, for participating in today’s interviews. Norman, let’s start … Continue reading

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Two-in-One Notebook Special | Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg by Shelley Sommer

Want to know more about writing and publishing biography for young readers? The Whole Megillah caught up with Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg author Shelley Sommer and Calkins Creek editor Carolyn Yoder to find out more. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted … Continue reading

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Book Review | Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg by Shelley Sommer

Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg: Baseball Pioneer by Shelley Sommer Calkins Creek, 2011, 135 pages, middle grade The good stuff Baseball–Baseball, as American as apple pie and the ol’ red, white, and blue–a great topic for kids. Poignancy–The scene where Hank refuses … Continue reading

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