KidLit TV, a website delivering daily kid lit news and interviews through videos and articles, went live on November 12, 2014. The site is an exciting and informative destination for authors, illustrators, teachers, publishers, and anyone with a passion for children's literature. KidLit TV was created by author Julie Gribble, and is produced by New York Media Works.The debut show, “StoryMakers,” is hosted by School Library Journal and Huffington Post contributor Rocco Staino. During each episode, Staino interviews kid lit creators; so far he’s chatted with Dan Yaccarino (author, illustrator and producer), Rita Williams-Garcia (Newbery Honor recipient), Tara Lazar (creator of PiBoIdMo), Roxie Munro, Pat Cummings, H. Chuku Lee, S. Chris Shirley, and more.
Watch the live stream from last night’s launch party here!