I was so honored to speak at the Penguin Random House Library Breakfast a few weeks ago in New York (even if it did happen at zero-dark-thirty in the morning!). Here’s a short video of the event. While you’re watching, do check out the wonderful presentations by four talented authors with upcoming novels — Elliot Ackerman [Waiting for Eden], Claire Adam [Golden Child], Glory Edim [Well-Read Black Girl], and Deborah Harkness [Time’s Convert]. Special surprise: Sarah Jessica Parker was there, introducing Claire Adam!
A good writing pal of mine (the multi-talented Alice Kaltman) gave me an idea. When her YA novel Wavehouse was launched, Alice pledged donations to a charity for every preordered copy. At the time, I Read more…