In the Media


I’ve included all my favorite articles and interviews right here, organized by topic. I hope you find them enjoyable and helpful in your explorations!

Over the years, I’ve written several articles and given many interviews – too many to list here. Visit my blog to read more.
 

VIDEO SERIES

T. A. Barron Video Collection
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Dream Big Documentary
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THE MERLIN SAGA

Merlin and Me…Thirteen Books Later
The Horn Book Magazine – 2015
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Why Merlin?
Penguin Young Readers Group Blog – 2011
PDF

Interview with T. A. Barron
Booklist – 2001
PDF

Merlin’s Message
Parents Magazine – 1998
PDF

Audio interview on completing the Merlin Saga
Destinies: The Voice of Science Fiction – Dr. Howard Margolin

 

WRITING

Kate’s enduring gift and thoughts on the importance of strong female characters
Hypable.com – 2016
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Sage Advice for Writers from T. A. Barron
Live to Write – Write to Live blog – 2013
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Why Fantasy Must Be True
Horn Book – 2012
PDF

Vision, Voice and the Power of Creation
Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) – 1999
PDF

The Magic of Creativity
International Conference on Creativity, Thinking & Education – 2014

 

GLORIA BARRON PRIZE & YOUNG HEROES

What Else Do You Do?
The Horn Book – 2016
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Barron Prize encourages youths who ‘make the world better’
CS Monitor – 2015
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Heroes, Not Celebrities
Family Circle
PDF

The Importance of Heroes
Penguin Youth Voices – 2009
PDF
 

PROTECTING OUR PLANET

Supporter Profile: Redwoods Inspire Best-Selling Author
REDWOODS Magazine – 2017
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EMA Interviews Author and Conservationist T.A. Barron
EMA Earth Month Special Newsletter – April 2016
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From the Giving Tree to the Whomping Willow: The 9 Best Trees in Literature
The Huffington Post – 2014
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Our Children, Our Planet
Parents – 2013
PDF

Saving the Environment is Saving Ourselves
Earthjustice Magazine – 2011
PDF

Nature’s Voice: T.A. Barron’s blogs for the Earth
NRDC Action Fund – 2005
PDF

NPR Living on Earth interview
NPR – Steve Curwood
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Why Nature? Why Merlin?
Random House/Listening Library
Interview Transcript

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