November 22, 2006
UPCOMING EVENTS
Tuesday, 04-17-2007 at 10:00am
Speaking at the Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA
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As my first college booking of 2007, I will be speaking at the Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA in Los Angeles, California today. Thanks so much to CreativeWell, my new booking agency, for putting this together, and thanks to Stephanie Snyder for requesting me.
760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024 [site link] [google map]

Ned Vizzini | Official Site | Past & Present
MENTIONS
Publisher's Weekly
04-10-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story [starred review]

LA Times
04-09-2006
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'It's Kind of a Funny Story: A Novel' [review]

San Francisco Chronicle
04-09-2006
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The artist as a crazy New York teen

Lexington Herald-Leader
04-09-2006
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Thoughtful choices for young readers

LA TIMES
04-05-2006
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"In their own words" -- article about teen writers that quotes me

New York Observer
04-03-2006
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Teen Draws a New Map In Warm, Tragicomic Novel

Horn Book
04-01-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story (review)

Conversations With Famous Writers
03-30-2006
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Ned Vizzini, It's Kind Of A Funny Story [interview]

Transit Tech High School
03-28-2006
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Part one of a student report covering my visit to Transit Tech HS -- it's handwritten, I couldn't post the rest!

Transit Tech High School
03-28-2006
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A student report about my visit to Transit Tech HS in Brooklyn to talk about IKOAFS

Transit Tech High School
03-27-2006
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A student report about my visit to Transit Tech HS in Brooklyn to talk about IKOAFS

Washington Post
03-26-2006
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Media Mix - A Quick Take on New Releases for Sunday, March 26, 2006

Transit Tech High School
03-23-2006
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A student report about my visit to Transit Tech HS in Brooklyn to talk about IKOAFS

Gotham Magazine
03-17-2006
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Ned, call us!

School Library Journal
03-17-2006
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*VIZZINI, Ned. Itís Kind of a Funny Story. 444p. Hyperion/Miramax. Apr. 2006. RTE $16.95. ISBN 0-7868-5196-1.

Kildare Nationalist
03-14-2006
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talks about the Jealousy Anthology -- thanks, Liam!

Young Adult Writers
03-14-2006
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Interview with Ned Vizzini

New York Times
03-12-2006
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What's a Girl to Read?

Goshen Public Library
03-03-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story What We're Reading, by Jenni

Baker & Taylor
03-01-2006
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ad for It's Kind of a Funny Story in Baker & Taylor's Catalog

Kirkus Reviews
02-14-2006
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review of Not Like I'm Jealous or Anything [anthology I contributed to]

ProperNoun.net
02-03-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story Review

Fast Camel Express
02-01-2006
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Be More Chill Book of the Month

Hyperion's Catalog
02-01-2006
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A big ol' ad of It's Kind of a Funny Story next to a book called Fart Smeller--yay!

Junior Library Guild
02-01-2006
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Interview with my and Summary of It's Kind of a Funny Story

Junior Library Guild
02-01-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story Picked by the Junior Library Guild for Spring 2006

Writer's Digest
02-01-2006
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Piece on writing in your youth: Be More Chill is pictured and It's Kind of a Funny Story is mentioned

FREEWilliamsburg.com
01-24-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story Non-Review by J. Stefan-Cole

Booklist
01-23-2006
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*STAR* Vizzini, Ned. Itís Kind of a Funny Story. Apr. 2006. 448p. Hyperion, $16.95 (0-7868-5196-1)

Hyperion Catalog
01-01-2006
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for those who want to know how the book industry works, the catalog page for IKOAFS

© Ned Vizzini 2000-2006
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