A Fuse #8 Production
May 20, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Today we sit down and chat with professional cartoonist Terri Libenson as she walks us through the ins and outs of depicting a bat mitzvah's meaning and awkwardness in a modern book age.
February 20, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Hats off to Stand Up, Yumi Chung! Sure it’s a funny story couched in a meaningful one, but for what it’s saying and how it says it, I award it a great big rubber chicken. It may not be a work of grit and suffering, but it’s fun and that, to my mind, is worth all the hoity-toity awards in the world.
May 11, 2017 by Betsy Bird
In 2007 Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group USA, published the anthology The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales. It was edited by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, and edited edited (if there’s a better term of this, I’d love to hear it) by the great and wonderful Sharyn November (who, as luck would have it, initially […]
May 10, 2017 by Betsy Bird
Today marks Day 3 in our celebration of humor, women, and children’s literature. Produced in tandem with the release of my anthology of funny female writers and illustrators (Funny Girl, Viking) so far we’ve seen the following: Day #1: Children’s Book Biographies of Funny Women Day #2: What Other Projects My Contributors to Funny Girl […]
May 9, 2017 by Betsy Bird
It’s here it’s here! Break out the marching band! Hand out the noise-makers! Give old Grandma Sally a kazoo to toot because my anthology Funny Girl‘s book birthday is here at last! To properly celebrate today I’ve a couple special treats in store. First off, I want to honor the brave women who agreed to […]
May 8, 2017 by Betsy Bird
At long last it’s almost here. Tomorrow is the book birthday and release date of my anthology FUNNY GIRL: FUNNIEST. STORIES. EVER. published by Viking Press (Penguin Random House). To celebrate, I was wracking on brain on how to celebrate properly. Then it came to me: Let’s do an entire week celebrating funny women and […]
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Erika Thulin Dawes
by Steven Engelfried
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
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