Read Alice’s article in The Horn Book, The Writer’s Page: In the Time of Daily Magic
Read the companion article from The Horn Book by Edward Eager, October, 1958
Listen to an interview with Alice on RadioBoston
Publishers Weekly Q&A with Alice Hoffman
The prolific, award-winning author has written for a variety of audiences for more than 30 years, for adults as well as for children; her latest book, Nightbird, laced with her signature magical realism, is for middle-grade readers and tells the story of 12-year-old Twig, whose family has lived under a witch’s curse for 200 years. Read the Q&A.
The Guardian: My inspiration, Alice Hoffman on Mary Poppins
The Practical Magic and Museum of Extraordinary Things author on why she was immediately enchanted by the cross, difficult, and utterly magical nanny who comes to rescue the Banks family – who was more of a bossy, contradictory know-it-all than the sugar-sweet Disney version! Read the article