Tag Archives: Audrey Vernick

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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How to Host a Perfect Book Launch

First, it’s a good idea to title your book WATER BALLOON, so every time you say water balloon launch, it evokes fun images. Preparation: Find a bookstore like Booktowne, where everyone’s friendly and supportive. It’s not a bad thing if … Continue reading

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Time in the Drawer

Okay, so I’ve been a little dormant. I once read an article by Jamaica Kincaid about gardening in which she granted full permission to shrug and say, “It’s August,” when a patch went untended toward the end of the season. … Continue reading

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Buffalo Blog Tour

It’s time for the TEACH YOUR BUFFALO TO PLAY DRUMS blog tour, with rhythmic stops at: Jean Reidy’s blog Peter Salomon’s blog (6/29) Ruth McNally Barshaw’s blog (7/6) Laurie Thompson’s blog (7/13) I hope you’ll stop by.

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Daniel Jennewein on Books, Friends, and Donald Duck

I remember when I saw the first sketches of the buffalo the rest of the world met in  IS YOUR BUFFALO READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?. The instant connection I felt to that art, the way THAT was MY buffalo–is a memory … Continue reading

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The Gbemi and Audrey Show, Hosted by Erin Murphy

Hi! I’m not Audrey Vernick, I’m Erin Murphy, Audrey’s literary agent. When Audrey started this blog focused on literary friendships, I knew she had to somehow include her own friendship with Gbemi (Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich). I was there the day they … Continue reading

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Echoes of My Mother

This post is in honor of To Mama with Love, part of a collaborative online art project that honors moms across the globe and raises funds to invest in remarkable women who create hope in our world. Thanks to Olugbemisola … Continue reading

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