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Book Friends Forever Podcast

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Book Friends Forever Podcast

Book Friends Forever Podcast

Alvina and Grace

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Children's book publishing’s secrets are revealed as we listen in on fascinating, unguarded, insider discussion from two uniquely qualified best friends: award-winning author/illustrator Grace Lin, and one of NYC’s top editors, Alvina Ling. Go behind the scenes of kid lit and catch a glimpse of the lives of the best-selling author and editor, and the relationship between them.

Latest Episodes

Parallel Careers, Professional Jealousy and the Hustle w/ Guest Host JJK

Author/illustrator & longtime friend Jarrett Krosockza fills in for Alvina! Jarrett and Grace talk about their parallel careers, being served road-kill pate, professional jealousy, how things have changed for them after becoming parents and the hustle of making it (so far). Jarrett also admits, to Grace's great surprise, that he finds public speaking challenging.

33 MIN1 weeks ago
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Parallel Careers, Professional Jealousy and the Hustle w/ Guest Host JJK

Being mistaken for other Asians and all the answers about Book Auctions!

Grace and Alvina talk about Alvina's upcoming trip to South Africa and tips on what to do if you are stranded at the airport. They also discuss the microaggression of being repeatedly mistaken for other Asians; and then Grace grills Alvina on the intricacies of book auctions (Is it better to have a huge advance? What is the difference between a fall book and a spring book?). They end with what they are grateful for.

31 MIN1 weeks ago
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Being mistaken for other Asians and all the answers about Book Auctions!

Our trip to the Grand Canyon and Goal setting!

As Alvina prepares for her sabbatical, Grace and Alvina talk about their past trip to the Grand Canyon, the importance of setting goals and admitting your dreams (Alvina wants to go the Oscars and Grace wants win gold!). They end, as usual, with what they are grateful for.

26 MIN2 weeks ago
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Our trip to the Grand Canyon and Goal setting!

Latest Episodes

Parallel Careers, Professional Jealousy and the Hustle w/ Guest Host JJK

Author/illustrator & longtime friend Jarrett Krosockza fills in for Alvina! Jarrett and Grace talk about their parallel careers, being served road-kill pate, professional jealousy, how things have changed for them after becoming parents and the hustle of making it (so far). Jarrett also admits, to Grace's great surprise, that he finds public speaking challenging.

33 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Parallel Careers, Professional Jealousy and the Hustle w/ Guest Host JJK

Being mistaken for other Asians and all the answers about Book Auctions!

Grace and Alvina talk about Alvina's upcoming trip to South Africa and tips on what to do if you are stranded at the airport. They also discuss the microaggression of being repeatedly mistaken for other Asians; and then Grace grills Alvina on the intricacies of book auctions (Is it better to have a huge advance? What is the difference between a fall book and a spring book?). They end with what they are grateful for.

31 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Being mistaken for other Asians and all the answers about Book Auctions!

Our trip to the Grand Canyon and Goal setting!

As Alvina prepares for her sabbatical, Grace and Alvina talk about their past trip to the Grand Canyon, the importance of setting goals and admitting your dreams (Alvina wants to go the Oscars and Grace wants win gold!). They end, as usual, with what they are grateful for.

26 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Our trip to the Grand Canyon and Goal setting!
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