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Interview: Lili Wilkinson

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Today we’re excited to share an interview with you from one of our upcoming Hunger Games anthology authors, Lili Wilkinson.


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Lili Wilkinson is the award-winning author of Scatterheart, Angel Fish and The Not Quite Perfect Boyfriend.  When she’s not reading, writing, or working on her PhD, she can usually be found watching something awesome on DVD, riding her bicycle or making monsters out of wool. Pink is her first US release. You can find her at or @twitofalili.

Q. In your latest American release, Pink, teen Ava trades in her super-cool persona, girlfriend, and black clothes for conformity, a boyfriend, and a pink sweater–the typical high school experience at a private school. What do you hope teen

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Reviews of The Girl Who Was on Fire

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If you hunger for the Hunger Games trilogy, fear not. Smart Pop Books also had the yearning for more of Suzanne Collins’ creative and dangerous world after Mockingjay and created a new anthology to delve deeper into the Hunger Games.

The Girl Who Was on Fire–edited by Leah Wilson, our own pop culture connoisseur–includes essays by an all-star YA cast: Sarah Rees Brennan, Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Mary Borsellino, Elizabeth M. Rees, Lili Wilkinson, Ned Vizzini, Carrie Ryan, Cara Lockwood, Terri Clark, Blythe Woolston, Sarah Darer Littman, Adrienne Kress, and Bree Despain.

Is that not enough? Alright, listen to your fellow Hunger Games fans and book bloggers share their thoughts on The Girl Who Was on Fire:

The Hunger Games Trilogy Fansite: A

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The Girl Who Was on Fire: Our Hunger Games anthology

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Last season, we did an official introduction post for our Fall 2010 books. This season, over the next few weeks, we’re trying something new: officially announcing our Spring 2011 titles individually, each in their own post. This is the first one, but if you miss any later, you can check them all out here.


In some ways, editing an anthology is a lot like throwing a party: you send out a lot of invitations and hope a lot of smart, funny people show up and talk about interesting things. And sometimes, you get lucky, and the party goes really well. Everything seems to gel.

That’s how I feel about The Girl Who Was on Fire, our anthology of YA authors on the …

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