Podcast: Aram Kim: Doing School Visits When You’re Not an Extrovert

Jun 6, 2019 | Podcasts, The Business of Publishing

Into the Words PodcastAlison talks with author/illustrator Aram Kim, who was visiting us as a special guest for our Crafting Successful Author & Illustrator Visits workshop.

In this episode, hear Alison and Aram talk about:

  • How Aram’s visit to the workshop as a student was the best career decision she’s made
  • Developing a school program despite not being an extrovert
  • Getting inspiration for her stories
  • How her stories are inspired by her Korean-American heritage
  • Working with Pat Cummings on her first book

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Thank you to our faculty for this Guest Post!

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