The Lerner Podcast

The Lerner Podcast

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Join us for author interviews, book chat, and more!Lerner Publishing Group creates nonfiction and fiction books that educate, empower and entertain readers. Whether you are looking for engaging picture books, high-quality supplemental nonfiction, graph…


Nicole Valentine, author of A Time Traveler’s Theory of Relativity
Oct 17 • 9 min
Listen in on a conversation between A Time Traveler’s Theory of Relativity author Nicole Valentine and her editor, Amy Fitzgerald.
Sasha Dawn Reads from Panic
Sep 27 • 12 min
Edgar Award-nominated author Sasha Dawn reads the first chapter of her new young adult novel, Panic, available October 1.
Carlyn Beccia, author of Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters
Sep 18 • 14 min
Carlyn Beccia, author of Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters, talks to us about researching and writing the book.
Shing Yin Khor, author of The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito
Aug 21 • 14 min
Shing Yin Khor, author of The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito, talks to us about writing the book.
Whitney Stewart, author of Mindfulness and Meditation: Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind
Aug 8 • 15 min
Whitney Stewart, author of Mindfulness and Meditation: Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind, shares mindfulness exercises.
Mélina Mangal, author of The Vast Wonder of the World
Jun 21 • 17 min
The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just author Mélina Mangal talks with us about researching, picture book biographies, summer reading, and more.
John Coy, author of Their Great Gift, Hoop Genius, and Game Changer
Jun 13 • 17 min
Award-winning picture book author John Coy talks about what authors and librarians should keep in mind when setting up author school visits, why he loves writing picture books about basketball, and what he’s working on now.
Joshua Levy, author of Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy
Apr 18 • 11 min
Author Joshua S. Levy chats about public schoolships, hamsters, zero-gravity dodgeball, and how US Supreme Court cases impacted his choice of character names.
Amber Keyser, author of No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture
Mar 25 • 14 min
Author Amber Keyser discusses her new book, No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture