Author Q&A with Amber J. Keyser

We’re trying something new on the blog! Next Friday, we’ll be posting an author Q&A with Amber J. Keyser, author of Sneaker Century and the YA novel The Way Back from Broken (available 10/1/15). We’d like your help coming up with questions! You can leave them in the comments on this post or tweet us at @lernerbooks using the hashtag #lernerchat.

So…what do you want to know? Tell us by Thursday night!

Reflections: Teen Lit Con 2019

Lerner editors Alison Lorenz and Jordyn Taylor

by Shaina Olmanson, Associate Editorial Director, Twenty-First Century Books

On April 27th, Lerner headed to the sixth annual Teen Lit Con, a yearly event put on by Minneapolis/St. Paul area libraries to promote literature, reading and writing, and to connect readers and authors. Read More

The Lerner Podcast

Catch up on the latest episode of The Lerner Podcast! Click here to find and subscribe to The Lerner Podcast on your app of choice, or listen below. 

Past episode blog posts

Episode 19 – Author Interview: Caren Stelson, author of A Bowl Full of Peace

Episode 18 – Author Interview: Jeff Fleischer, author of Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition

Episode 17 – Creator Interview: Hannah Batsel, author/illustrator of A Is for Another Rabbit

Episode 16 – Author Interview: Mia Siegert, author of Somebody Told Me

Episode 15 – Comics Creators Interview: Haiko Hörnig and Marius Pawlitza, the duo behind A House Divided

Episode 14 – Chris Monroe, creator of the Monkey with a Toolbelt series.

Episode 13 – Amy Fitzgerald, Editorial Director of Carolrhoda, talks about historical fiction and 1950s-era novel Red Menace.

Episode 12 – MariNaomi, creator of the Life on Earth graphic novel series

Episode 11 – Nina Crews, author of A Girl Like Me

Episode 10 – Beth Mills, author of Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen

Episode 9 – Nicole Valentine, author of A Time Traveler’s Theory of Relativity

Episode 8 – Sasha Dawn, author of Panic

Episode 7 – Carlyn Beccia, author and illustrator of Monstrous

Episode 6 – Shing Yin Khor, author and illustrator of The American Dream?

Episode 5 – Whitney Stewart, author of Mindfulness and Meditation

Episode 4 – Mélina Mangal, author of The Vast Wonder of the World

Episode 3 – John Coy, author of If We Were Gone

Episode 2 – Joshua S. Levy, author of Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy

Episode 1 – Amber J. Keyser, author of No More Excuses

One Step Forward…

By Domenica Di Piazza, Editorial Director of Twenty-First Century Books

Women in the Military – Some Background

Ideas for TFCB books come to me from such a wide range of venues. Read More