Author Archives: Audrey Vernick

About Audrey Vernick

Audrey Vernick writes books for young readers.

Research Nerds Unite!

Why am I surprised each time I (re)discover that I am a total research nerd? Maybe I don’t think it matches who I am. If you look up OPPOSITE OF METICULOUS, which is admittedly not simple to do, you’ll see … Continue reading

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The High Point

One year ago yesterday I wrote a Mother’s Day post in honor of To Mama With Love. One year ago today, I reached the high point on my blog–the greatest number of hits in a single day. I came to … Continue reading

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Boy + Bot + Ame + Dan

Welcome back, boys and girls. Today’s efficiently-first-named guests, Ame and Dan, are children’s book newbie and veteran, respectively. This is Ame’s DEBUT, everyone! And Dan’s seven hundred twenty-fifth book, or something close to that. I haven’t yet had the pleasure … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2012

Usually, by the time opening day rolls around, I feel the shoulders-finally-leaving-ear-territory relief that comes with having survived another east coast winter. This year, with a total of maybe two inches at the deepest measuring point, it feels a little … Continue reading

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All Abuzz

After a (thankfully) nearly nonexistent winter, we’re on the cusp of spring with a buzz of activity. Some great literary friendship interviews are coming up, but today’s a catching-up day. If you feel a need to hear me drone on … Continue reading

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Trees, Bees, Seas: Alison Formento’s Nature

I don’t know when I first met Alison Formento, but I know we’ve been seated next to each other at more than one New Jersey conference/festival because we are both New Jersey folk. She’s an excellent person to sit next … Continue reading

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Five Books in 2012: Tammi Sauer Interview

Instead of introducing Tammi Sauer as a writer of whom I am insanely jealous, might it sound better to say: Introducing Tammi Sauer, a writer whose many books and achievements I celebrate joyously when in public? I’ll keep working on … Continue reading

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Rock Star Palooza Winner!

I went low tech in choosing today’s winner. It looked a little like this: Me: Hey Anna, pick a number from one to eighteen. Anna, wiping sleep from her eyes: Thirteen. (And she didn’t even realize, when she said it, … Continue reading

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Rock Star Post + Replacements

Today’s the official release date of my picture book, SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK STAR. To celebrate, last night I snuck into my local Barnes and Noble and found the copies filed away alphabetically, spine out. I pulled … Continue reading

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Rock Star Palooza Begins Now: Kirstie Edmunds Interview

One week from today is the official publication date of SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK STAR. Which is all kinds of cool. Also all kinds of cool: the book’s illustrator, Kirstie Edmunds, who kind of achieved the impossible. … Continue reading

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