SCBWI: Pre-#LA12SCBWI Conference Interview: Gary Schmidt
From: The Official SCBWI Blog
July 13, 2012 at 06:00AM
Gary Schmidt is the author of Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy which won Newbery and Printz Honors–and The Wednesday Wars–which won another Newbery Honor–and Okay for Now–which was a National Book Award Finalist. His most recent book is a picture book: The Rose in the Desert: The Story of Martin de Porres. He teaches in the English Department of Calvin College.
Check out this great interview Martha Brockenbrough did with Gary – they really get into Gary’s writing process… and how he works on a typewriter that’s older than he is!
To hear Gary’s keynote and attend his “layering your characters” workshop, you’ll need to attend the 2012 SCBWI Summer conference yourself! And here’s the good news, you can still register here!
Illustrate and Write On,