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Author Interviews: You ask the questions!

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Each month, we conduct a few exclusive interviews with authors and then publish the interviews in LibraryThing's monthly State of the Thing newsletter. We're going to try something new—crowdsourcing part of the interview, and using questions from members in addition to our own questions.

How it works:
We'll post a topic for each author that has an upcoming interview. Can you think of any questions for that author? Put them in the topic. Then we (ok, we mean Jeremy) will pick some member questions, and send them to the author. The author will answer everything, and we'll publish the interview both in the State of the Thing and on the author's page on LibraryThing.

A Twist:
You can also add your own thread for an author we haven't signed up for an interview yet. Make the author's name the subject line, followed by "wanted". For example, the subject could be:

Neil Gaiman (wanted)

Then add questions you have for that author. When we have a bunch of questions, I'll write the author/publicist/publisher, begging for an interview.

Questions? Know an author who might want to be interviewed? Email loranne@librarything.com

(See a sample past interview with author Elizabeth Strout. There are links to all author interviews on the sidebar of that page.)

Total members: 90 members

Recent members: Nicelot, ChickLitCafe, JanPorterBlog, RandomDSdevel, RodrigoTorres, Jaslyn30, readergirl92, LeonardoAngue, maryannecampbell, ktho64152, alexandria.berreth, E.L._Ervin, ahodges11, PatrenaMiller, btjoejoe, AliciaShine, thepear27, jecka63, DanGroat, scarlett07, korloki, KR.Raye, Laetitea, kaystj, emmaliminal, SingedWings, Lee55, WhiteSprucePress, MadalinaMaria, IsadoraDun

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Can we revive this group? 2GaryBabb, February 2017ignore
Managing Fear Author Available 2razzamajazz, January 2014ignore
Why does the Author Interviews group seem dead? 2GaryBabb, February 2013ignore
Adam Johnson (wanted) 2GaryBabb, February 2013ignore
T. C. Boyle (wanted) 1booklove2, August 2011ignore
Salman Rushdie 5Cecrow, July 2011ignore
Neil Gaiman (wanted) 12booklove2, July 2011ignore
Anne Rivers Siddons (wanted) 1QueenOfDenmark, March 2011ignore
Gary Shteyngart 10klh, December 2010ignore
C,C, Humphreys 2Carpe_Librum, October 2010ignore
Tim Gunn 8susiesharp, October 2010ignore
Thomas M Coletta (wanted) 1abby2010, October 2010ignore
Nancy Pearl! 9Morphidae, October 2010ignore
Kristin Hersh 2elenchus, September 2010ignore
National Book Festival authors: who would you interview? 13sonyagreen, September 2010ignore
Sarah Gruen 1sonyagreen, August 2010ignore
Mary Roach 16worcester, August 2010ignore
Dr. Larry Rosen, author of Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn 14richardderus, August 2010ignore
Jane Smiley 13MarianV, August 2010ignore
Scarlett Thomas (wanted) 2souloftherose, July 2010ignore
Ron Burch (wanted) 1cadaly, July 2010ignore
David Mitchell, about The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (author of Cloud Atlas) 8graffiti.living, June 2010ignore
Joshilyn Jackson, about Backseat Saints 7sonyagreen, June 2010ignore
Yann Martel 11sonyagreen, May 2010ignore
David Baldacci 14sonyagreen, May 2010ignore
Alan Bradley 8susiesharp, April 2010ignore
Laurie R. King 6bell7, March 2010ignore
Theresa Brown, author of Critical Care 1sonyagreen, March 2010ignore
Anne Lamott 3sonyagreen, March 2010ignore
Jonathan Maberry, author of zombie novel The Dragon Factory 1sonyagreen, February 2010ignore
Seth Grahame-Smith, author of Pride & Prejudice & Zombies 1sonyagreen, February 2010ignore
Joshua Ferris 2sonyagreen, December 2009ignore
Colum McCann 4sonyagreen, December 2009ignore
Jonathan Maberry, author of Patient Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel 1sonyagreen, December 2009ignore
Holly Black 1sonyagreen, December 2009ignore
Elizabeth Kostova 1sonyagreen, December 2009ignore
Julie Powell 2lilithcat, November 2009ignore
Masha Hamilton 4sonyagreen, November 2009ignore
Gregory Maguire 25Katya0133, November 2009ignore
Charles Cumming 1sonyagreen, October 2009ignore
Eugenia Kim 1sonyagreen, October 2009ignore
Allison Hoover Bartlett 9ahbartlett, October 2009ignore
Audrey Niffenegger 25mckait, October 2009ignore
Hope Edelman 2Alliebadger, October 2009ignore
Chip Kidd (wanted) 1Katya0133, September 2009ignore
Colm Toibin (wanted) 1alexdaw, August 2009ignore
Clive Barker (Wanted) 2Helcura, August 2009ignore
Terry Pratchett (wanted) 2calm, August 2009ignore
Stephen Fry (wanted) 1justjim, August 2009ignore
Author (wanted) nominations? 3QueenAlyss, August 2009ignore
K.A. Applegate (wanted) 1benuathanasia, August 2009ignore
Christopher McDougall 1ablachly, August 2009ignore

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