Ten minutes with… is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they’re reading right now and what’s getting them through these difficult times.
Legendary Grand Master Jane Yolen shares with Gary some delightful personal news, as well as her advice to aspiring authors on how the lockdown can be seen as a gift to writers, the pleasures of “munchie” writing like Cat Valente or Gregory Maguire, the short stories of Theodora Goss, and Linda Barnes’s Carlotta Carlyle mysteries.
Books mentioned include:
- The Midnight Circus by Jane Yolen
- The Emerald CircusÂ by Jane Yolen
- How to Fracture a Fairy TaleÂ by Jane Yolen
- The Book of Dragons edited by Jonathan Strahan
- Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente
- Space OperaÂ by Catherynne M. Valente
- Egg and Spoon byÂ Gregory Maguire
- Carlotta Carlyle series by Linda Barnes