Author Interview: Jason June & Becky Albertalli

Authors Jason June and Becky Albertalli sat down to chat with Teen Press Corps journalist, Ivy. Catch up with the author friends as they discuss Jason June's YA debut, Jay's Gay Agenda, developing characters similar to yourself, advice for young writers, and more! Good news! We currently have signed copies of Jay's Gay Agenda and … Continue reading Author Interview: Jason June & Becky Albertalli

Author Interview: Roshani Chokshi + Rick Riordan with Teen Press!

Colleen and Zoë from Teen Press Corps were able to chat with authors Roshani Chokshi and Rick Riordan before our April 14th event for Chokshi's Aru Shah and the City of Gold! We're huge fans of both Rosh and Rick around these parts, so we were thrilled to listen in as they discussed the Aru Shah series, Rick's amazing imprint, TV and movie adaptations, and much, much more.

Bryan Washington Brings the ‘Memorial’ Virtual Book Tour to BookPeople: A Recap

Last night we had the great pleasure of hosting Bryan Washington for a pub-week celebration of his debut novel, Memorial—a profoundly sensitive story about the rough boundaries of love in a multicultural society (Ron Charles, The Washington Post). The first novel by the author of bookseller favorite, Lot, is already drawing rave reviews from The New York Times Book … Continue reading Bryan Washington Brings the ‘Memorial’ Virtual Book Tour to BookPeople: A Recap

In Solidarity with The Chickens: An Interview with Deb Olin Unferth

Ahead of her book launch at BookPeople on March 9th at 7PM, local author Deb Olin Unferth took a few questions from BookPeople booksellers about her latest novel, Barn 8. It tells the story of an improbable chicken heist by a legion of ragtag animal rights activists. The title has drawn praise from reviewers at Kirkus … Continue reading In Solidarity with The Chickens: An Interview with Deb Olin Unferth

Interview with Amy Long, author of ‘Codependence’

This weekend on Saturday, September 21st at 2PM we welcome to the store writer and former BookPeople bookseller, Amy Long, presenting her first ever published book, Codependence. In it she recounts her lifelong struggle with chronic pain, her relationship to opiods, and what it means to finally put her story out there. Before Amy's book tour … Continue reading Interview with Amy Long, author of ‘Codependence’

Q&A with Nico Walker

Student. Soldier. Addict. Bank Robber. Convict. All these labels describe one of the year’s most acclaimed debut novelists, Nico Walker.  Written while in federal prison, Walker’s novel Cherry is a poignant, fictional account of all those things—and an important book with regards to the treatment of Veterans, mental health issues, and the addiction crisis that plagues … Continue reading Q&A with Nico Walker

Q&A with debut author Raymond Villareal

In this ambitious and wildly original debut—part social-political satire, part international mystery—a new virus turns people into something a bit more than human, upending society as we know it. Raymond Villareal was kind enough to answer some questions before he comes to the store to speak about his novel, A People's History of the Vampire … Continue reading Q&A with debut author Raymond Villareal

Kevin Powers on his influences, favorite books, & more

Kevin Powers' first book, The Yellow Birds, won the Pen/Hemingway prize for first book and was a finalist for the National Book Award for fiction. Powers' new novel, A Shout in the Ruins, weaves together stories that span over a century of life in the post-Civil War South. Kevin Powers was kind enough to answer our questions ahead of … Continue reading Kevin Powers on his influences, favorite books, & more