Author Visit – CYAPodcast

Category: Author Visit

Heaps of Ideas: Indi Reviews


Happy Halloween!

Karl: “Geek History Lesson Podcast
Jenny: “Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America” by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Adrienne: “Double “R” Author Tour” with Sonia Gensler and Tara Hudson

Ernest Cline: A Real Genius

Ernest Cline

This? This is ice. This is what happens to water when it gets too cold. This? This is Ernie. This is what happens when nerds writes books and movies. Total awesomeness!!

Our very special episode SPOILER interview with “Ready Player One” author Ernest Cline. Check out his website for the Easter egg hunt and you, yes, you could win a DeLorean.

emily in the delorean            adrienne and delorean

CYA thanks Hardesty Center for Fab Lab in Tulsa, Booksmart Tulsa, and Cathie Sue for setting up the interview and Ernest Cline for being so wonderfully gracious. It’s always a great day when you can sit in a DeLorean.

Ready Player One book coversready player one cover


Sequoyah Goes Lesesne

Dr. Teri Lesesne

Dr. Teri Lesesne

Dr. Teri Lesesne (rhymes with “insane”) visited with the 2014 Sequoyah Reading Teams for orientation Friday, May 4, 2012. In this meeting Dr. Lesesne was interviewed in the style of James Lipton’s “Inside the Actor’s Studio”. Armed with purple note cards, a microphone and an audience we covered topics from her favorite books as a child, what she learned on her first teaching job, the origin of “Professor Nana”, and her favorite curse word.

Dr. Lesesne speaks to the Sequoyah Reading Teams

Dr. Lesesne is a professor at Sam Houston State University in Austin, TX. She teaches classes in literature for children and young adult in the Department of Library Science. We were honored to have her and to share this interview with you.

Grimm Legacy & Leverage

Grimm Legacy by Polly ShulmanLeverage by Joshua C. Cohen

Polly Shulman (author website)

Joshua C. Cohen (book website)

Roll Call Question
What author would you most  like to meet?

Extended Leverage Resources
When She Hollers by Cynthia Voight
Brick (movie, Wikipedia entry, currently Netflix Instant)


Cathie Sue
Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
Heads You Lose by Lisa Lutz and David Hayward

Hint Fiction by Robert Swartwood
Whiff of Pine, Hint of Skunk a Forest of Poems by Deborah Ruddell

Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl (Wikipedia entry)
Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis
Modern Masters series published by Abbeville Press
Swords: An Artist’s Devotion by Benjamin Boos

The Good Wife on CBS
My So-Called Life, Netflix Instant (Thanks FYA!)

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson