Book Friends Forever Podcast

By Alvina and Grace

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Episodes: 100

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Children's book publishing’s secrets are revealed as we listen in on fascinating, unguarded, insider discussion from two uniquely qualified best friends: award-winning author/illustrator Grace Lin, and one of NYC’s top editors, Alvina Ling. Go behind the scenes of kid lit and catch a glimpse of the lives of the best-selling author and editor, and the relationship between them.

Episode Date
Episode 247: CHOP SUEY: Publishing news, World Happiness, and Think Again
Apr 18, 2024
Episode 246: The Acquisitions Process!
Apr 11, 2024
Episode 245: Personality Tests!
Apr 04, 2024
Episode 244: Middle Grade and Market Fluctuations
Mar 28, 2024
Episode 243: CHOP SUEY: Hugo Award controversy, Author’s Equity, and Double Standards
Mar 21, 2024
Episode 242: 5-year Anniversary!
Mar 14, 2024
Episode 241: Moving with Libby Koponen!
Mar 07, 2024
Episode 240: Upheavals, Slumps and Rekindling Creativity with Laurel Snyder!
Feb 29, 2024
Episode 239: Big Magic with Shelli R. Johannes!
Feb 22, 2024
Episode 238: Mental Health with Stephen Colman
Feb 15, 2024
Episode 237: Bonus episode: How it All Began!
Feb 14, 2024
Episode 236: The Pareto Principle with Jane Kuo!
Feb 08, 2024
Episode 235: CHOP SUEY: ALAYMA, sprayed edges, and banned book awards!
Feb 05, 2024
Episode 234: Taiwan Trip!
Jan 25, 2024
Episode 233: Creating the Creative Life with Anna Alter!
Jan 18, 2024
BFF 232 QUESTIONS WITH GUEST CO-HOST NATASHA TARPLEY
Jan 12, 2024
Episode 231: 2024 New Year Resolutions
Jan 05, 2024
Episode 230: 2023 Year End Review!
Dec 21, 2023
Episode 229: How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays!
Dec 14, 2023
Episode 228: Envy and FOMO!
Dec 07, 2023
Episode 227: 2023 Gift Guide
Nov 30, 2023
Episode 226: CHOP SUEY: Publishing news and Cell Phone etiquette
Nov 16, 2023
Episode 225: Writing about mental health and neurodivergence with Emily Barth Isler
Nov 10, 2023
Episode 224: How to Be Okay When the World Is Not with John Cho
Nov 03, 2023
Episode 223: CHOP SUEY: Talking about difficult topics with kids, Scholastic Book Fairs, and Halloween
Oct 26, 2023
Episode 222: How to Live a Long Life!
Oct 19, 2023
Episode 221: Being Asian Americans in Publishing with Debbi Michiko Florence
Oct 12, 2023
Episode 220: Agenting with Rebecca Sherman!
Oct 05, 2023
Episode 219: CHOP SUEY: Publishing news and Favorite Fall things!
Sep 28, 2023
Episode 218: Touring! With a special guest
Sep 22, 2023
Episode 217: The Making of CHINESE MENU!
Sep 14, 2023
Episode 216: Tidying Up with Maya Rock!
Sep 07, 2023
Episode 215: CHOP SUEY: Ursula Nordstrom, Summer Movies, and Climate Change!
Aug 31, 2023
Episode 214: Book Ratings and AI!
Aug 24, 2023
Episode 213: Author Book Promotion
Aug 17, 2023
Episode 212: Is Publishing Okay? Part Two plus trends
Aug 10, 2023
Episode 211: Is Publishing Okay? Part One
Aug 03, 2023
Episode 110: CHOP SUEY: Sustained Success (again), weaknesses, and Asian American Literature Festival cancelled!
Jul 27, 2023
Episode 208: Birthdays and Aging!
Jul 20, 2023
Episode 208: Vacations vs Trips!
Jul 13, 2023
Episode 207: Dating with Stephen Colman!
Jul 06, 2023
Episode 206: 2023 Mid-year Review
Jun 29, 2023
Episode 205: CHOP SUEY: Integrator or compartmentalizer, cooking, and book banning episode!
Jun 22, 2023
Episode 204: Making Decisions!
Jun 16, 2023
Episode 203: Clothing, Fashion, and Style!
Jun 08, 2023
Episode 202: the State of the Publishing Industry with Nathan Bransford!
Jun 01, 2023
Episode 201: Special Bonus episode: Brendan Kiely, Maggie Takuda Hall, Sayantani DasGupta, and Joanna Ho Discuss the Scholastic Censorship Controversy
May 30, 2023
Episode 200: 200th Episode!
May 25, 2023
Episode 199: Business Financials!
May 18, 2023
Episode 198: CHOP SUEY: Scholastic, colors, and what makes a book stand out
May 11, 2023
Episode 197: Gossip!
May 04, 2023
Episode 196: Celebrations!
Apr 21, 2023
Episode 195: CHOP SUEY: Saving things, disappearing categories, and our least-used sense!
Apr 13, 2023
Episode 194: Revisiting early success vs late success, plus sustained success!
Apr 06, 2023
Episode 193: Competitiveness!
Mar 30, 2023
Episode 192: Plotting and Pantsing with Kate Milford
Mar 23, 2023
Episode 191: CHOP SUEY: Roald Dahl, happiness and expectations, and preorders!
Mar 16, 2023
Episode 190: Aging with Libby Koponen!
Mar 10, 2023
Episode 189: Work Guilt!
Mar 02, 2023
Episode 188: The Meaning of Home with Vivienne Chang and Eugenia Yoh
Feb 23, 2023
Episode 187: CHOP SUEY: ALA Awards, AI, and HarperCollins Strike update
Feb 17, 2023
Episode 186: Prolific Publishing and Time Management with Kate Messner!
Feb 09, 2023
Episode 185: Do Epic Stuff! (Redo)
Feb 02, 2023
Episode 184: Self-Care!
Jan 27, 2023
Episode 183: 2023 New Year’s Resolutions and Aspirations!
Jan 19, 2023
Episode 182: 2022 Year End Review
Dec 15, 2022
Episode 181: CHOP SUEY: Epic Stuff update, HarperCollins Strike, and Holiday Traditions!
Dec 08, 2022
Episode 180: 2022 Gift Guide!
Dec 01, 2022
Episode 179: The Highs and the Lows with Stephen Colman!
Nov 17, 2022
Episode 178: Financial Realities of Publishing, plus Pep Talk!
Nov 10, 2022
Episode 177: How We Prepare for Speeches
Nov 03, 2022
Episode 176: CHOP SUEY: CROOKED DOOR, Be Good or Goodish, and Guilty Pleasures
Oct 27, 2022
Episode 175: What Makes You Remarkable?
Oct 20, 2022
Episode 174: Ask vs Guess Culture!
Oct 13, 2022
Episode 173: CHOP SUEY: Performance, the Monarchy, and is Publishing Broken?
Oct 06, 2022
Episode 172: Past, present, or future-oriented with Lesa Cline Ransome
Sep 29, 2022
Episode 171: Cynicism and Toxic Positivity!
Sep 22, 2022
Episode 170: Friendship!
Sep 15, 2022
Episode 169: Q&A and Updates!
Sep 08, 2022
Episode 168: CHOP SUEY: A Bunch of Publishing News, the Best Food We’ve Eaten, and Book recommendations!
Sep 02, 2022
Episode 167: Legacy Award profile and Speech!
Aug 29, 2022
Episode 166: Common microaggressions and how to avoid them
Aug 11, 2022
Episode 165: Self-Care and Self-Love with Kacen Callender
Aug 04, 2022
Episode 164: CHOP SUEY: Supply Chain Update, Publishing News, and Good things about Getting Older!
Jul 28, 2022
Episode 163: 2022 Mid-Year Review
Jul 21, 2022
Episode 162: Aftermaths!
Jul 14, 2022
Episode 161: Long Gaps Between Books with Molly Burnham
Jul 07, 2022
Episode 160: CHOP SUEY: Pride, #ownvoices update, and public speaking tips!
Jul 06, 2022
Episode 159: ALA Annual 2022 Prep!
Jun 23, 2022
Episode 158: Editorial Assistance with Ruayyah Daud
Jun 16, 2022
Episode 157: Processing loss and gun culture
Jun 09, 2022
Episode 156: Taiwanese identity!
Jun 02, 2022
Episode 155: CHOP SUEY: Model Minority, Barnes & Noble, and Embarrassing Our Child Selves
May 26, 2022
Episode 154: Music!
May 19, 2022
Episode 153: CHOP SUEY: Revisiting Imposter Syndrome, Favorite and Least Favorite Narrative Types, and Returning to Social Interactions!
May 05, 2022
Episode 152: Effecting Change!
Apr 29, 2022
Episode 151: The Baker Diversity Lecture and APALA rubric with Sarah Park Dahlen
Apr 14, 2022
Episode 150: Adult Homework
Apr 07, 2022
Episode 149: CHOP SUEY: Turning Red, Brandon Sanderson, and Creative Types!
Mar 31, 2022
Episode 148: Childless-ish with Stephen Colman!
Mar 24, 2022