Welcome to my website!


I am so happy to share my new website with you! Be sure to click around and get lots of information about my books in print, upcoming speaking engagements and news! I would also love to hear from you, so be sure to contact me and send an email.

 

Susan Goldman Rubin

RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

AUG

6

One of my writer friends recommended me for this feature, and here it is. I hope you like the images I chose and the story I told.





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JULY

22

Happy to have received this 5-star review for my Degas book!





JUN

6

My friend Amy's daughter Emily and grandson Felix enjoying my Magritte book!













APR

25

Henriette Chardak has made a documentary film about Terezin concentration camp, "The Kids and the Monster with Moustache," inspired by the book Ela Weissberger and I wrote, The Cat With the Yellow Star. The French film is available in English. The password is ENFANTSfest.

Click here to check it out

APR

19

Here is the cover of my new book, Degas, Painter of Ballerinas, that I did in conjunction with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.













APR

18

Here is an interview that I did with Deborah Kalb

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APR

12

On Saturday, April 13th, I will be at the Los Angeles Festival of Books at USC, speaking about Degas, Painter of Ballerinas on a panel, "This Is How It Happened: Young Adult Nonfiction" at 11:30 am at Mudd Hall 203.

MAR

1

My book Degas, Painter of Ballerinas, done in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will be released by Abrams on April 16, 2019. I'll be appearing at the Los Angeles Festival of Books to sign copies on April 13-14th.













FEB

14

Here are photos of Larry Brimner, Isabel Quintero and me participating in a panel discussion on nonfiction -- fake news and alternate facts-- with our moderator, Madeline Bryant, at the Los Angeles Public Library's Central Library.

The event was an annual gathering of Teacher Librarians from LAUSD high schools and Young Adult Librarians from the various branches. A full house!













NOV

8

I am so pleased that Jane Tanner has chosen The Quilts of Gee's Bend as one of the picture books recommended on her blog. Click here to check it out

NOV

1

Love a sale? Me too! This month only, my ebook Maya Lin: Thinking With Her Hands is on sale for just $1.99 across a variety of ebook retailers. Click here to check it out

OCT

17

I was thrilled and honored to see this article about me and my children's books In the fall 2018 issue of the Oberlin Alumni magazine. The editor featured the covers of my three latest titles: Maya Lin, The Quilts of Gee's Bend, and Coco Chanel. Click here to view article

JUN

20

I am delighted to announce that the 2018 Children's Literature Council of Southern California is giving me an award for Notable Contribution to the Field of Non-Fiction for my books Maya Lin: Thinking With Her Hands and The Quilts of Gee's Bend.

JUNE

14

On June 11 I was thrilled and honored to receive a gold award for Maya Lin: Thinking With Her Hands from the California Commonwealth Club. All of the winners were asked to give a short speech that was filmed and recorded in a video. Click here to view video





MAY

10

I've been named a Gold Winner in the Juvenile category of The Commonwealth Club's 87th Annual California Book Awards for Maya Lin: Thinking With Her Hands. This is truly a great honor.

APR

24

Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb has just posted a new interview with me for my book Coco Chanel!

Please use the following link to view the article: Click here

APR

20

The Bank Street College of education has named The Quilts of Gee's Bend as a Best Children's Book of the Year, 2018, and has selected the title for Outstanding Merit in its category!

APR

20

Here are some pictures of my book launch for Coco Chanel at the Brentwood Country Mart













MAR

18

Here are some pictures of my book launch for Coco Chanel at Children's Book World in Los Angeles.













MAR

14

Here are some pictures of me at the Tucson Festival of Books.

MAR

13

My book COCO CHANEL: Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress was just reviewed in Time Magazine.

Please use the following link to view the article: Click here

MAR

11

My book COCO CHANEL: Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress was just reviewed in the Wall Street Journal.

Please use the following link to view the article: Click here

FEB

23

A reporter from the California Apparel News interviewed me this week about COCO CHANEL: Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress.

Please use the following link to view the article: Click here

FEB

10

I'm pleased to announce that the PJ Library edition of Music Was IT: Young Leonard Bernstein has been released.

SEE ALL NEWS AND EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

On Saturday, October 27th, I'll receive an award for Notable Contribution to the Field of Nonfiction from the Children's Literature Council of Southern California.

On Saturday, November 17th, at the National Council of Teachers of English, I'll receive the Orbis Pictus Honor Award for The Quilts of Gee's Bend.

 

 

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