Newbery award winner and New York Times bestselling author

Meg in the news


Merci Suárez Changes Gears wins the John Newbery medal

….NPR Weekend Edition

….Publishers Weekly

Talk with Roger Sutton at the Horn Book

With RJ Palacio in The New York Times, discussing diversity in children’s lit.

My article in The Horn Book, January/February “Writing the American Familia”

How I wrote about the brutal days of 1977 in Burn Baby Burn. School Library Teen Blog, 

School Library Journal, The Radioactive Energy of Bullies


LiteratiCast with Jennifer Laughran

Meet-the-Author of Merci Suárez Changes Gears with TeachingBooks.Net

On the Newbery Tart podcast

 Is It Teen Enough for You Now: Six YA librarians discuss Burn Baby Burn in depth.

National Book Festival podcast, with Roberto Salazar

On Book Riot’s READING LIVES, with Jeff O’Neal

Podcast on Women’s Center Live with Robin Morgan

Podcast interview and playlist for Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass on Radio Sombra with Lilliam Rivera

Assorted videos

With Ellen Oh at the National Book Festival 2017, discussing Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Symposium at the Library of Congress:  Trauma and Resilience in Children’s Literature, April 4, 2017. Meg with Kekla Magoon, Laurie Halse Anderson, Barry Lyga, Jarrett Krosoczka.

Library of Congress Webcast: Symposium on supporting teen and family literacy. Panelists include Meg with Kwame Alexander, Ellen Oh, Gigi Amateau, and Tim Tingle. Writing Family:  A Multicultural Perspective April 2015



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