152: An Interview with Jerry Craft
Jerry Craft is an author and illustrator who has worked on numerous picture books, graphic novels, and middle grade novels. His newest book, New Kid, is a middle grade graphic novel that has earned four starred reviews, including one from Booklist Magazine that called it “Possibly one of the most important graphic novels of the year.”
We talk about:
- How turning your real life experiences into fiction is different than writing straight to fiction.
- How to take real life moments and turn them into fiction.
- How not to make it just a retelling of real life.