Category Archive: Meet the Storyteller

Meet the Storyteller: Anuradha Kumar and her Writing Journeys

We are truly happy to welcome Anuradha Kumar in GatheringBooks today. A warm welcome to you, Anu. How long have you been writing books for children? Do share with us your journeys that led you to weaving stories for kids. When did you realize that this was what you were meant to do? I did …

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Meet the Storyteller: Noel Cabangon’s “Ako ay Isang Mabuting Pilipino”

It is such a joy to welcome one of my favorite singer-songwriters in GatheringBooks today. His first picture book for children, Ako Ay Isang Mabuting Pilipino, has just recently been published October of this year. What a privilege to hear his thoughts about his first book. What made you decide to transform your song into …

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Meet the Storyteller: Cyan Abad-Jugo’s Musical and Literary Journeys

Welcome to GatheringBooks, Cyan. It is truly our pleasure to feature your voice here in our site for our Meet the Storyteller. We are glad that you could find the time to share a few of your thoughts about literature, poetry, and your latest YA novel, Salingkit, with us and our readers. I could not …

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Candy Gourlay’s Not-so-Tall Stories about Being an Author, a Journalist, and Finding Home in a Foreign Land

It truly is a privilege to feature the much-celebrated and talked-about Candy Gourlay in GatheringBooks for our Festival of Asian Literature and the Immigrant Experience bimonthly theme. Welcome, Candy! As I was doing my internet-research of various interviews conducted with Candy, I knew that it is inevitable that I would ask fairly similar questions. I would …

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Interview Wednesday: The Women [and Poetry] in Margarita’s Writings

We thought that it is especially fitting to highlight Margarita’s works and her voice during National Poetry Month and as we celebrate Girl Power and Women’s Wiles theme since she has written a lot of novels about powerful women and their life story narratives. In this feature, we hope to hear more about Margarita’s influences …

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Christopher Cheng’s Creative Spookiness

We are truly privileged to have Chris Cheng with us today. Welcome to GatheringBooks, Chris! We planned on having several features on Chris, unfortunately, his book Sounds Spooky is not yet available for loan here in our community libraries here in Singapore. So we shall do a quickie Q and A with him for the …

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