Kirkus calls it “a simple, tender work that speaks to the alien in all of us.”
In addition, she is the author of the graphic novel The Plain Janes (DC Comics/Minx) and in 2007 won the Shuster Award for Best Canadian Comic Book Writer. Her first picture book, Grandma’s Gloves (Candlewick), won the California Book Award gold medal for juvenile literature.
Plenty to talk about here.
Topics of conversation include: YA, money, Nerdy Girl, Montreal, music, art, Star Wars, precocity, New York, the Fame School, the soft Bronx, Jennifer Aniston, Chaz Bono, Luis Buñuel, Stan Brakhage, Window Water Baby Moving, digital comic books, performance art, The Shirt, Paris, au pairing, Christian Slater, Martha Plimpton, and dropping out of NYU.
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