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Author Visits with Paul Larson

Author Amy Guglielmo engages kids at PBS GO! Writers Contest Celebration

Learn about local authors, their works, and their inspiration in these interviews. Along with the video interviews you'll find author bios, book info, study guides and web resources.

When Men and Mountains Meet: Author Visit with Glenn Pearsall

How different would the Park look today? Historian and Author Glenn Pearsall shares new stories of the many attempts to settle and industrialize the Adirondacks after the American Revolution. more »

Feb 17, 2014 3:53 PM Arts & Culture

Author Visits - Sara J. Henry releases her novel, "A Cold and Lonely Place."

Author Sara J. Henry discusses her second novel, "A Cold and Lonely Place," with Paul Larson. more »

Feb 19, 2013 11:55 AM

MAKERS: Sara J. Henry - Award winning novelist

Sara J. Henry overcame some personal obstacles to write her first novel, Learning to Swim. It has since been published, won several awards, and spawned a sequel, A Cold and Lonely Place. more »

Feb 18, 2013 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Ice Palace inspires novelist Sara J. Henry

Novelist Sara J. Henry writes of a horrific scene as the ice palace construction is underway in Saranac Lake. She joins me for an "Author Visit" about her new book, "A Cold and Lonely Place." more »

Feb 7, 2013 5:48 PM Spotlight

Author Alan Taylor discusses "The 'Civil War' of 1812

Local author Alan Taylor discusses his book, The Civil War of 1812, with Paul Larson. more »

Dec 14, 2012 3:23 PM Arts & Culture

Author Jan Stanley does it all herself

Interview with Author Janice Dave Stanley of Plattsburgh, New York. She tells Paul Larson how she takes photographs, writes poetry, creates, designs and publishes her own picture book series. more »

Nov 1, 2012 2:15 PM Arts & Culture

Bill Haugland Achieves Bucket List Goal

Bill is the author of Mobile 9 and The Bidding more »

Oct 10, 2012 11:15 AM Arts & Culture

Sara J. Henry Learns to Swim

Sara J. Henry is the author of the novel Learning to Swim, what Daniel Woodrell describes as “an auspicious debut” and Jamie Ford calls “a mesmerizing confluence of mystery, intrigue, and suspense, with undercurrents of deep personal drama.” more »

Oct 10, 2012 11:12 AM Arts & Culture

Sheri Amsel Teaches about the Outdoors

Sheri Amsel visits and talks about her books. more »

Oct 10, 2012 11:10 AM Arts & Culture

Margaret Bartley writes about Peace after WWII

Margaret Bartley is an editor, a freelance writer and historian. She has a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University and lives in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. She is a regular contributor to Adirondack Life magazine and an more »

Oct 10, 2012 11:09 AM Arts & Culture

Kathy Baumgarten: Air Force to Author

Kathy is the author of Strictly A Loner: My Life and Times With Plattsburgh’s Poorest Millionaire. more »

Oct 10, 2012 11:04 AM Arts & Culture

Barbara Briggs Ward brings Christmas Magic

Barbara Briggs Ward, author and self-taught illustrator, lives in Ogdensburg, New York. She is the creator of the Snarly Sally picture book series. more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:58 AM Arts & Culture

Mark Gonyea Spills Design Secrets

Born in northern New York seven years before he saw Star Wars for the first time, Mark spent the better portion of my early life watching tv, going to movies and playing video games. more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:54 AM Arts & Culture

Discover the Mysterious with Joseph A. Citro

Native Vermonter, novelist, and public radio commentator, Joseph A. Citro has done a lot to keep New England's history and folklore alive in the popular culture. more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:45 AM Arts & Culture

Steven Kellogg's Whimsical Illustrations

Steven Kellogg was born in 1941 in Norwalk, Connecticut. Early in his childhood he developed a fascination with the stories and pictures in his books. He spent many hours drawing and creating his own stories. more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:40 AM Arts & Culture

Kristin Kimball's Romantic Story

Kristin Kimball is a farmer and a writer living in northern New York. Prior to farming, Kimball worked as a freelance writer, writing teacher, and as an assistant to a literary agent in New York City. more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:38 AM Arts & Culture

Mark Laxer Investigates the Meaning of being Human

Long ago, Mark Laxer’s quest to understand the bigger world landed him in the inner circle of a brilliant, charismatic guru gone mad. Now, Laxer runs a software corporation, a storytelling gathering, and a wildlife conservation organization. more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:32 AM Arts & Culture

Get Spooky with Gordie Little

Gordie Little writes children’s books as well as ghost stories and does many public presentations each year. more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:25 AM Arts & Culture

Kate Messner Charms Readers

Kate Messner is an award-winning author and National Board Certified middle school English teacher. Her books include 2010 E.B. White Read Aloud Award winner The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:22 AM Arts & Culture

Katherine Paterson brings us to Terabithia

Mrs. Paterson, among the most celebrated of our authors, has written more than 30 books for children, including 14 novels for young people. more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:02 AM Arts & Culture