…9 Days Later

Posted on Feb 8, 2010 in Art, Books, Illustration, Interviews, Uncategorized

Today is the day I am featured on The Brown Bookshelf. Check out 28 Days Later for a lengthy interview avec moi and a sneak peak at my new book. Thanks Don for a great interview, and special thanks for that magic wand trick…hilarious.

Teaching Books CSK Award curriculum resource center

Posted on Jan 19, 2010 in Books, Interviews, Teachers Rock!

TeachingBooks.net has a new online resource center for Coretta Scott King Award winning books. you can find out new information about your favorite CSK books like, how the work was made and what inspired the artists and authors who contributed to the book. There is also a section on author/artist name pronounciation, where you can […]

Serendipity and Self Promotion

Posted on Dec 14, 2009 in Art, Fieldwork, Illustration, Interviews, Media, Pat Cummings

It’s such a good feeling when life comes full circle. Today I spoke at Parson’s School of Art and Design with David Ezra Stein and Nancy Paulsen. We were invited by Pat Cummings as special guests for her Children’s Book Illustration Class. The bulk of the talks were about breaking into the business and the […]

Go Philly!

Posted on Apr 17, 2009 in Book Fair, Interviews, Media, Signings

Today is the Philadelphia Free Library Festival! The city of brotherly love is hosting the Free Library Festival on April 18th. I’ll be signing copies of OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR at 1:30PM and BIRD at 4:00PM. If you’re in Philly stop by and say hello! There’s tons of literary royalty to be met that weekend. […]

Spring News!

Posted on Apr 13, 2009 in Book Fair, Books, Fieldwork, Interviews, Media, Uncategorized

There are some very cool book events coming up, including an interview on C-SPAN for OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR. If you are not on the mailing list and would like to be, e-mail me at news@shadrastrickland.com.

Off the Page Interview

Posted on Mar 20, 2009 in Interviews

For those who missed my talk with Esther Armah and Deborah Taylor at WBAI radio, check out the mp3 archive here. Thank you to Havelock Nelson at Goodman Media International for orchestrating this event!

Over the Airwaves

Posted on Mar 19, 2009 in Book Fair, Interviews

This Friday I will be speaking with Deborah Taylor, the Coretta Scott King Award Jury Chair on OFF THE PAGE, a radio show about the world of books. I hope you can tune in! Also check out teachingbooks.net for more conversation about books and the people who are behind them. There’s a fun behind the […]

SLJ Interview

Posted on Feb 17, 2009 in Illustration, Interviews, Uncategorized

Go here for a great interview with School Library Journal. Funny, how the world brings us all together. I met Rocco Staino last year on my way back from ALA. Serendipity would have it that he was a writer for SLJ, and ended up doing a feature on me today at the School Library Journal […]

ALA Announcement Highlights

Posted on Feb 11, 2009 in Awards, Books, Illustration, Interviews, Uncategorized

To hear a bunch of sleepy award winners (self included) check out the ALA highlights video here

The Brown Bookshelf Interview

Posted on Jan 27, 2009 in Awards, Interviews, Uncategorized

Check out a great interview with Don Tate on The Brown Bookshelf. Thanks Don!