July 14, 2011


Hunger Games Fireside Chat
"Ned Vizzini: Hungry for Reality"

South By Southwest 2011
"Tell & Sell Your Story" Panel with Stephanie Klein, Michael Chaney and Alex Lerner

WKCR 89.9FM in NYC
"Arts & Answers" Interview with Anne Cammon - Part 1
Interview with Anne Cammon - Part 2
Interview with Anne Cammon - Part 3
Interview with Anne Cammon - Part 4

German Radio
with Siggi Seuss -- answers dubbed into German (I just thought this was cool -- and maybe you understand German)
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6

"Radio FM4"
Interview with a German radio station -- questions in German, answers in English
pt. 1 -- a German reading of the suicide hotline call in It's Kind of A Funny Story - pretty funny
pt. 2 -- brain maps
pt. 3 -- 85% true
pt. 4 -- people making money off depression
pt. 5 -- pressure
pt. 6 -- admitting you need help (I sound kinda stupid here)
pt. 7 -- funny in the hospital
pt. 8 -- why the parents aren't the enemies in the book

Ned Vizzini | Press
Junk Talk
blog blog_icon.
Junk Talk Interview with Ned Vizzini, author of Its Kind of a Funny Story

Publishers Weekly
magazine magazine.
Ned Vizzini, Blake Nelson, and Lauren Strasnick at 2011 LATimes FOB.jpg
From Alligators to Addiction: Children and Teen Fare at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

Utica Community Schools
website computer_icon.
Kinda Funny Story author gets serious at UHS

Publishers Weekly
magazine magazine.

Publication announcement for The Other Normals! (fall 2012)

New York Times
newspaper newspaper.
"A Coming-of-Age Tale, Set Among the Sad"
[film review by A. O. Scott]

Nylon Magazine
magazine magazine.
"Next To Normal"

website computer_icon.

The 10 Best Young Adult Books for Grownups

New York Times
newspaper newspaper.
A New Assignment: Pick Books You Like by Motoko Rich [1MB pdf]
[It's Kind of a Funny Story is the #1 Student Pick!]

New York Times
newspaper newspaper.
A New Assignment: Pick Books You Like by Motoko Rich
[A student talks about It's Kind of a Funny Story]

New Youth Connections
newspaper newspaper.
[student-produced newspaper in New York City]
[also, kudos to the editors for picking the best title yet: "From Homeroom to the Psych Ward"]

New Yorker
magazine magazine.
[a mere listing, and yet, seeing as it may be the only time get mentioned in the New Yorker, I present it humbly]

Chasing Ray
blog blog_icon.
"It's time to blast off this rock"
[a review from an important young adult literature blog]

Bcher Magazin
foreign globe.
Top Ten List
[I appear with some notable authors in this German publication]
[in a separate article, It's Kind of a Funny Story received four out of five "books" as well]

Daily Candy
blog blog_icon.
"The Weekend Guide - Read"

award award.
Best Books for Young Adults

The Week Magazine
magazine magazine.
[my picks for "Best Books"]

New York Magazine
magazine magazine.
Read and Approved: Eclectic Summer Reading Alternatives

New York Times Book Review
newspaper newspaper.

New York Times Book Review
newspaper newspaper.

Associated Press
newspaper newspaper.
Young Author's Depression Led to Book
[this Associated Press story appeared in many places; this example is from the Poughkeepsie Journal]

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