I’m thrilled to share the news that appeared today in the Publisher’s Weekly Rights Report: Joy Peskin at Farrar, Straus and Giroux has preempted world rights to a YA project based on Dashka Slater‘s New York Times Magazine piece, “The Fire on the 57 Bus in Oakland” about two teenagers – one African-American, one agender – on bothRead more
Lots and lots of exciting news to share! The IndieGoGo campaign for the stop-motion animated film of my picture book, DANGEROUSLY EVER AFTER, has begun and we are offering amazing perks and thank you gifts! Click here to donate and take home Dangerous Princess swag, signed books, school visits, studio tours, movie props and otherRead more
This summer, stop motion film-maker Alba Garcia messaged me on Facebook. Her 7 year old daughter was a fan of my picture book DANGEROUSLY EVER AFTER and had even memorized the whole thing. What did I think about turning the book into a stop-motion film? Here’s the thing — I’m nuts about stop-motion animation. (IfRead more
Journalist, novelist, and children’s book author Dashka Slater has been telling stories since she could talk. Her novel for adults, The Wishing Box, was named one of the best books of the year by the Los Angeles Times, while her journalism honors include a gold Azbee, two Maggies, and a Media Alliance Meritorious Achievement Award, as well as awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Association of Alternative Newspapers, the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the California State Bar, and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency.
Today’s announcement that The 57 Bus is a Finalist for an LA
M.T. Anderson resolved to get out of his pajamas earlier. Ibi Zoboi
The Sea Serpent and Me and Firefighters In The Dark are out of print, but you can buy copies straight from me! I’ll even autograph them for you!