Author: Tricia

  • Pub Day: Who runs the world?! SQUIRRELS!

    Pub Day! Today, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale is out in the world! “Doreen’s story offers a heroine it’s easy to go nuts for.” — Kirkus Reviews “New readers and fans of the “Squirrel Girl” graphic novels will not be disappointed with this fun and engaging middle…

  • Pub Day: Space, mysteries, and gorillas

    Pub day! The following books by Mur Lafferty, Heather Vogel Frederick, and Gill Lewis are now available wherever books are sold.      

  • Kara Lareau wins a 2017 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award!

    A big CongRATS to Kara LaReau for her 2017 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor THE INFAMOUS RATSOS! It was written by Kara LaReau, illustrated by Matt Myers, edited by Sarah Ketchersid, and published by Candlewick Press.     See the full list of 2017 ALA Children’s Award Winners here.

  • Interview with Agent Jen Udden

    To celebrate her one year anniversary with Barry Goldblatt Literary, LLC, we asked agent Jennifer Udden some questions about her podcast, SHIPPING & HANDLING that she co-created with fellow agent Bridget Smith (of Dunham Literary).   What is the podcast about and where can people find it?  The podcast is basically just Bridget and I talking about…

  • Kate Milford wins EDGAR Award!


  • Holly Black and Karen Healey are 2013 Andre Norton Awards Nominees!

                                      Congratulations to Holly Black and Karen Healey on their Andre Norton Award nominated titles THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN and WHEN WE WAKE!!!!! See the full list of nominees here.  

  • DOLL BONES by Holly Black wins a Newbery Honor!

    Congratulations to Holly Black on her Newbery Honor for DOLL BONES! See the full list of all ALA Children’s award winners here.

  • Announcing The Angela Johnson Scholarship

         Vermont College of Fine Arts & Barry Goldblatt Literary Announce The Angela Johnson Scholarship   — New annual award for writers of color attending the MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults degree program —   September 18, 2013, MONTPELIER, VT – Vermont College of Fine Arts  (VCFA), a national center for…

  • Austenland Heads to Sundance

      AUSTENLAND is headed for Utah! The Sundance Film Festival has selected the adaptation of Shannon Hale’s novel of the same name as one of the 16 films in the Dramatic Competition category. Woohoo! You can read the full press release here with a picture of leading actors Kerri Russell and Bret McKenzie at the top…

  • Notable and Awarding News

    It’s been a busy month here at BG Literary. Busy busy busy! Especially as the end of year lists begin to appear along with the children’s book awards season.                               The first BIG NEWS is that William Alexander’s debut novel GOBLIN…