Ep. 13: Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Author/Illustrator of Hey, Kiddo

This week’s episode features an interview with Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Jarrett is the author and illustrator of the new graphic memoir for young adults, Hey Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father And Dealt With Family Addiction, which is a National Book Award finalist.


You can also listen to this episode on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.



You can visit Jarret J. Krosocka’s website at studiojjk.com and follow him on social media @studiojjk.

Jarret will be at an upcoming event at the Boston Athenæum:


Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 3:00pm to 4:30pm


Hey, Kiddo

Jarrett J. Krosoczka

with guest author Jack Gantos

“In this talk about his National Book Award longlist graphic memoir for teens, Jarrett J. Krosoczka will take the audience through the steps he took to create this moving, raw book and present a multi-media reading, followed by a conversation with guest author Jack Gantos (who makes a cameo in Hey, Kiddo) about writing and the saving power of creativity and literature.”

Registration is NOT required, but recommended. Free and open to the public

For more information visit the event website.


Books Mentioned on This Week’s Episode:


Indiebound    Amazon



Indiebound    Amazon



Indiebound    Amazon



Indiebound    Amazon



Indiebound     Amazon



Indiebound     Amazon



Indiebound     Amazon


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Happy Reading and Listening!

Laura Szaro Kopinski



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