Marcia Strykowski

Author & Artist Spotlights

A year or so ago, I ran a spotlight interview each month on contemporary authors or illustrators of children’s books. Scroll down beyond this first dozen to view many more posts regarding long-ago celebrated authors and illustrators from Twain to Alcott.spotlight books

Please click on the following author names to learn more about them.

January: Anne Broyles ann broyles

February: Bobbi Miller  bobbi round

March:  Alison Ashley Formento  alison

April:  Julie Fulton julie fulton round

May:  Kathleen Benner Duble  kathi duble

June:  Yvonne Ventresca  yvonne and Christina Banach  005 - Copy

July:  Laurie J. Edwards Laurie J. Edwards_photo and Erin Johnson Africa

August:  Rebecca Colby Colby author photo

September:  Phoebe Stone  phoebe stone

October:  Carolyn Coman  carolyncoman

November:  Pierr Morgan  PierrMorgan-headshot

December:  Jama Kim Rattigan  jama-headshot-2

And just to round up to a baker’s dozen: Me! Marcia

Don’t miss this popular post with Jane Yolen!jane

My blog also has quite a few posts to do with long-ago famous authors or artists. Articles usually involve a visit to their fascinating homes along with other interesting historical tidbits. Take a look!

Mark TwainBeckwith_Mark_Twain_Portrait


Red Riding Hood Jones Golden Bk 1948Elizabeth Orton Jones


800px-Claude_Monet_1899_NadarClaude Monet


robert frostRobert Frost


Edith_wharton_faceEdith Wharton


Larsson_-_Self_PortraitCarl Larsson


Lucy_Maud_MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery


Louisa_May_Alcott_headshotLouisa May Alcott


John Greenleaf Whittierjohn_greenleaf_whittier-public-domain


E. B. White

  Dr. Seuss

Beatrix Potter

The Concord Authors ralph waldo emerson round


Emily Dickinson 

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