The BiblioFiles

Dig a little deeper into the books you love to read with The BiblioFiles, our illuminating interviews with children's book authors! From award-winning bestsellers to books you might not have heard of (but should definitely check out), listen to what the authors have to say about their creations!

Webcasts and transcripts of the program are available in our audio archive. The interviews are also available as podcasts.

BiblioFiles host Dana Sheridan won the New Jersey Center for the Book’s Miss Rumphius Award. This award honors educators who are stellar at spreading ideas and creative literacy programming via the internet. Way to go Dr. Dana!

  • Atinuke

    Author of the Anna Hibiscus series, as well as The No. 1 Car Spotter.
  • M.T. Anderson

    Author of the Norumbegan Quartet, which begins with The Game of Sunken Places.
  • Tracey Baptiste

    Author of The Jumbies.
  • Jeanne Birdsall

    Author of The Penderwicks and its sequel, The Penderwicks of Gardam Street.
  • Tom Bodett

    Author of Williwaw! and Norman Tuttle on the Last Frontier.
  • Pseudonymous Bosch

    Author of The Secret Series, which begins with The Name of This Book is Secret.
  • Nidhi Chanani

    Author of the graphic novel, Pashmina.
  • Platte F. Clark

    Author of Bad Unicorn, and its sequel, Fluff Dragon.
  • Sharon Creech

    Author of Walk Two Moons, Ruby Holler, The Wanderer, Love that Dog, and The Boy on the Porch.
  • Joseph Delaney

    Author of the Last Apprentice series.
  • Tony DiTerlizzi

    Author and illustrator of The Spiderwick Chronicles and the WondLa trilogy
  • Lissa Evans

    Author of Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms and its sequel, Horten’s Incredible Illusions.
  • Kat Falls

    • Kat Falls
      • Premiere date: September 21, 2013
    Author of Dark Life and its sequel, Rip Tide.
  • From Folklore to Fantasy

    A conversation with authors Sayantani DasGupta and Roshani Chokshi.
  • Candace Fleming

    Author of award-winning biographies, which include Ben Franklin's Almanac, Our Eleanor, The Lincolns and Amelia Lost.
  • Christina Diaz Gonzalez

    Author of Moving Target, Return Fire, and historical novels A Thunderous Whisper and The Red Umbrella.
  • Nadia Hashimi

    Author of The Sky at Our Feet and One Half From the East
  • S.E. Hinton

    Author of The Outsiders, Rumblefish, Tex, and Taming the Star Runner.
  • Victoria Jamieson

    Author and illustrator of When Stars Are Scattered and Roller Girl
  • Norton Juster

    Author of the legendary book, The Phantom Tollbooth.
  • Jacqueline Kelly

    Author of Newbery Honor book, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate.
  • Martin Kratt

    Co-host of the popular PBS Kids animated series Wild Kratts.
  • Lois Lowry

    Author of 45 books and recipient of two Newbery medals.
  • Wendy Mass

    Author of A Mango-Shaped Space and Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life.
  • Victoria McKernan

    Author of Shackleton's Stowaway.
  • Sarah Miller

    Author of Miss Spitfire and The Lost Crown.
  • Kenneth Oppel

    Author of the award-winning Silverwing series.
  • Philip Pullman

    Author of multiple award-winning books, including The Sally Lockhart Mysteries and The Golden Compass.
  • Adam Rex

    • Adam Rex
      • Premiere date: March 30, 2021
    Author and illustrator of The True Meaning of Smekday
  • Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Author of Towers Falling, Ghost Boys and the Louisiana Girls' Trilogy.
  • Marie Rutkoski

    Author of the Kronos Chronicles, a series which includes the books The Cabinet of Wonders and The Celestial Globe.
  • Brandon Sanderson

    Author of the Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians series.
  • Kevin Sands

    Author of the Blackthorn Key Adventures.
  • Gary Schmidt

    Author of many books, including The Wednesday Wars and Okay for Now.
  • Jeff Smith

    Creator of the epic comic, BONE.
  • Rebecca Stead

    Author of When You Reach Me, which won the Newbery Medal in 2010.
  • Trenton Lee Stewart

    Author of The Mysterious Benedict Society series.
  • Shaun Tan

    Author of Cicada and The Bird King.
  • Kaye Umansky

    Author of the fantastic Solomon Snow series
  • Maiya Williams

    Author of The Golden Hour series.
  • Kat Yeh

    • Kat Yeh
      • Premiere date: March 29, 2019
    Author of The Truth About Twinkie Pie and The Way to Bea.