Any Which Wall by Laurel Snyder
March 14, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #170 Thank you to the MFA program at Hamline for sponsoring the podcast. Hamline is the only university in the U.S. with three fine arts programs in creative writing: BFA, MFA (writing for adults), and MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. The deadline for application to July residency…

April 22, 2012

Today’s guest poetry poster is Laurel Snyder. It breaks my heart when I talk to a kid who says they “hate poetry” or that they “can’t read poetry.”  Especially if they think it’s “too hard.”  Poetry is the easiest thing in the world. Or it can be.    If it feels hard, and you don’t want…

April 18, 2012

Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Buy the podcast app! Brought to you by Audible.com – click here for a FREE trial … don’t you want a free audio book and help support the podcast? I have to remind myself that when I started the show there weren’t interviews in every…

December 21, 2011

  Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Need gift suggestions? These are the top 20 books chosen by two very well read elementary school librarians/book bloggers/Cybils judges/extraordinary men. It’s a long episode, so sit back, light a fire, and stay toasty while you listen to us talk about these books: #20…

September 21, 2011

Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Laurel Snyder and I talk about the danger of getting what you wish for (it’s not what you might think)! In this episode you’ll hear … a World of Julie review: Bear With Me by Max Kornel a Take5 Marketing Tip from Dianne de Las…

May 8, 2011

Thank you to Laurel Snyder for this guest post for Mother’s Day! It’s almost Mother’s Day, a holiday I never pay much attention to, despite having kids and a mom. Because really, how could breakfast-in-bed or a vase of flowers or a nice dinner out come anywhere close to thanking any decent mom for all…