News and Interviews

News Items:

8 Jun 2015: Mending Horses named as a “Must Read Book” by the Massachusetts Center for the Book

9 Apr 2015: Mending Horses named as one of Booklist’s Top 10 Historical Fiction Books for Youth

25 Jan 2015: Mending Horses reviewed in The Greenfield Recorder

7 Nov 2014: Article about M.P. Barker and Mending Horses in The Reminder

22 Oct 2014: Article about M.P. Barker and Mending Horses in The Springfield Republican

8 Oct 2014: Article about M.P. Barker appearing at Teen Reed Week event in Worcester Telegram & Gazette

17 Sep 2014: Article about M.P. Barker and Mending Horses in The Springfield Republican

 Jul 2014: Article about M.P. Barker in PRIME magazine

Apr 2014: Mending Horses received a starred review in Booklist

1 Apr 2014: Article about Mending Horses on Masslive.com

15 Feb 2014: Mending Horses received a starred review in Kirkus Reviews

16 Oct 2008:Worcester Telegram & Gazette article about M.P. Barker and Class of 2k8 mini-tour.

9 Sep 2008: Springfield Republican article about M.P. Barker discussing A Difficult Boy at the Bellamy Homestead

24 Jun 2008: A Difficult Boy featured in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette

18 Jun 2008:“The A List”–“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” interviews Western Mass. authors about their summer reading.

19 May 2008: Springfield Republican article about M.P. Barker and A Difficult Boy

4 May 2008:A Difficult Boy mentioned in the Sunday Springfield Republican and the Boston Globe.

Radio Inteviews:

22 September 2014: Radio interview on The Bill Newman Show (WHMP-AM) [interview starts around 28:20]

26 March 2014: Radio interview on Writer’s Voice with Francesca Rheannon

Guest Blogs and Online Interviews:

9 November 2017: Online interview
Write Angles Conference blog

11 June 2015: Online interview
Linda Crotta Brennan’s Lupin Seeds blog

26 November 2014: Online interview
Sheila Boneham’s Writers & Other Animals

26 October 2014: Guest blog on writing and riding
Sheila Boneham’s Writers & Other Animals

Fall 2014: Interview in Ultimate YA

20 October 2010: Online interview
Damsels in Regress

2 January 2010: Online interview
Kathleen Ernst’s Sites and Stories blog

2 June 2008: Online interview at Susan Vanhecke’s Adventures in Authorhood website.

20 May 2008: Online interview about hair, nails, and killer sparkly red shoes to die for
Shop Talk with Laura Bowers

3 May 2008: Online interview
Trainspotting Reads Teen Book Reviews

25 Apr 2008: Online interview
Author Jessica Burkhart’s Blog

22 Apr 2008: Guest blog on indentured servitude in the 19th century
Nineteenteens

18 Apr 2008: Online interview
Nineteenteens

14-19 Apr 2008: Virtual book launch party for A Difficult Boy at the Class of 2k8 web site
Day One: About the Book
Day Two: About Writing
Day Three: Character Portraits
Day Four: The Face that Got Me My Agent
Day Five: Adventures in Living History at Old Sturbridge Village

14 Apr 2008: Guest blog on cutting a manuscript from 700 pages to 300
Darcy Pattison’s Revision Notes

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