Contributor biographical information for The wand in the word : conversations with writers of fantasy / compiled and edited by Leonard S. Marcus.


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LEONARD S. MARCUS is one of the world's most respected writers about children's literature. His essays, interviews, and reviews appear in the NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, a regular column for PARENTING magazine, and numerous other publications. His books include A CALDECOTT CELEBRATION, AUTHOR TALK, STORIED CITY, DEAR GENIOUS: THE LETTERS OF URSULA NORDSTROM, and other titles for both adults and young readers. He says of THE WAND IN THE WARD, "Anyone can wave a wand. The real magic of each of these remarkable storytellers lies in the telling."


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Children's stories, English -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Children's stories -- Authorship.
Fantasy fiction -- Authorship.