Words to Live By

Words to Live By features exclusive interviews with authors, artists, and community members.

Words to Live By: Pierce Freelon

Words to Live By features exclusive interviews with authors, artists, and community members. June 1, 2022 Pierce Freelon is a GRAMMY® nominated musician, author, and educator from Durham. He is the writer, composer and co-director of the animated series History of White People in America, an official selection of the Tribeca Film Festival. Pierce’s debut …

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Words to Live By: Dana L. Suskind

Words to Live By features exclusive interviews with authors, artists, and community members. May 3, 2022 Dana Suskind, MD, has been an inspiration and guiding light to Book Harvest’s work. She is the founder and director of the Thirty Million Words Center for Early Learning at the University of Chicago, work that is focused on …

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Words to Live By: B.B. Alston

Words to Live By features exclusive interviews with authors, artists, and community members. April 1, 2022 B. B. Alston lives in South Carolina. His debut middle grade novel, Amari and the Night Brothers, has been published in 27 countries and is an international bestseller, including a Sunday Times bestseller. In the United States, the book …

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Words to Live By: Robert Beatty

Words to Live By features exclusive interviews with authors, artists, and community members. March 1, 2022 Robert Beatty is the author of the #1 New York Times best-selling Serafina Series published by Disney-Hyperion, a spooky mystery-thriller about a brave and unusual girl who lives secretly in the basement of the grand Biltmore Estate, surrounded by …

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Words to Live By: Julius Faison

Words to Live By features exclusive interviews with authors, artists, and community members. February 1, 2022 Julius Faison is a 12 year old author who currently attends Durham Nativity School and lives in Durham, North Carolina. During the pandemic, Julius wrote a book called Jewels and Stella: The Secret, a book about a 6th grade …

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Words to Live By: Linda Ashman

Words to Live By features exclusive interviews with authors, artists, and community members. December 30, 2021 Linda Ashman is a prolific children’s book author, with over forty picture books published in numerous languages. She is also passionate about helping others become authors, frequently offering workshops, writing resources/tips on her website, and even a book called …

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