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Ellen Hopkins

Author video: Audiobooks are THE way to experience poetry. Watch YA novelist Ellen Hopkins as she reflects on the audiobook version  of her newest title Triangles in this video from Simon & Schuster Audio. Hear her reaction to the decision to use four narrators, how audio actors absorb an author’s intent and breathe out the character, and the importance of an aural medium in communicating the power of poetry:

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About the Author:

Mary Burkey is an independent library consultant in Columbus (OH). An enthusiastic audiophile, she has served on all four of ALA's audiobook award committees as well as the Audies. In addition to writing the "Voices in My Head" column for Booklist, she is the author of Audiobooks for Youth: A Practical Guide to Sound Literature (ALA, 2013). Follow her on Twitter at @mburkey.

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