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15 Days of Giveaways: Uma Krishnaswami

This interview originally ran in May of 2011. The Problem With Being Slightly Heroic, the follow-up to The Grand Plan to Fix Everything will be published in August of this year. To win a copy of The Grand Plan to Fix Everything leave a comment on this post. Congratulations Joanne! You’ve won the copy of The Grand Plan to Fix Everything. Please email me your mailing address and I’ll send the book out to you. Today we step inside the writing space of Uma Krishnaswami. Uma is the author of Out of the Way, Out of the Way (illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy–same name, different person); Remembering Grandpa (illustrated by Layne Johnson); The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story (illustrated by Ruth Jeyaveeran); and many other titles.… Read the rest
 

A Peek at the Creative Space of Uma Krishnaswami

Today we step inside the writing space of Uma Krishnaswami. Uma is the author of Out of the Way, Out of the Way (illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy–same name, different person); Remembering Grandpa (illustrated by Layne Johnson); The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story (illustrated by Ruth Jeyaveeran); and many other titles. Her latest novel, The Grand Plan to Fix Everything, was published this month and has received starred reviews from both Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Here’s a bit about The Grand Plan: Eleven-year-old Dini loves movies–watching them, reading about them, trying to write her own–especially Bollywood movies. But when her mother tells her some big news, it does not at all jive with the script of her life she has in mind.… Read the rest
 
 
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