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Coming in 2021: ASTRID SEES ALL, my first novel for adults

from Publishers Lunch:


Author of HOW TO SAY GOODBYE IN ROBOT and THE SECRET TREE Natalie Standiford's adult debut ASTRID SEES ALL, an underworld fable of love, friendship, sex, and grief in New York's last bohemia, the glittering and decadent downtown club scene of the 1980s, to Trish Todd at Atria, by Sarah Burnes at The Gernert Company (NA).


Letters for Kids

The Rumpus, an online literary magazine, has started a Letters for Kids subscription. For a modest monthly fee you, your child, or your class can receive two letters a month from well-known authors like Jane Yolen, Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), Rebecca Stead, Adam Rex, Susan Patron, Cecil Castellucci, and more. The very first letter is from me! Click on the link for more info. It's very cool. Real mail!

First Draft Podcast Interview

Sarah Enni's wonderful series of in-depth interviews with YA and middle grade writers stops by to visit me.

Video Interviews