Watch and Listen: Video
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Enjoy as Judy herself is reading from her book Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One for the Chicago Public Library program “Live from the Library.” Judy’s reading the chapter called Bruno’s Ear.
September 25, 2020
Hoda and Jenna of TODAY talk with Judy about the 50th anniversary of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
September 15, 2020
Judy talks about Margaret turning 50 today!
September 15, 2020
Listen in to a conversation between Judy and Lin Oliver from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, from the summer conference.
August 1, 2020
On-air host Kimberly Hensle Lowrance speaks with Judy about her indie-bookstore, Books & Books at The Studios of Key West — how the store has weathered the COVID-19 pandemic and how booklovers can support bookstores at this time. Judy is joined by her husband and Books & Books co-founder George Cooper.
July 15, 2020
A virtual evening with Jim Carrey & co-writer Dana Vachon with an introduction by Judy. In conversation about their new semi-autobiographical novel Memoirs and Misinformation, is moderated by Books & Books founder Mitch Kaplan.
July 9, 2020
Judy Blume talk about what summer means to her, traveling through stories, and the book that almost broke her heart to write.
June 29, 2020
Children’s Book and Author Dinner: Finding One’s Voice. Join BookExpo’s annual event showcasing a lively conversation with Judy, Natalie Portman, Misty Copeland, Raj Haldar, Marie Lu and Kwame Mbalia.
May 28, 2020
The Authors Guild Foundation’s Gala Celebrating Literary Icons: Judy Blume and Margaret Atwood was virtual due to COVID19. Watch the live conversation and celebration with Judy and Margaret Atwood and moderated by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Click here for Gala video.
NOTE: The video starts with a “house open” period at the beginning. The show starts at around 21:45 and the Zoom chat starts at 26:37 with Judy, Margaret and Andrea.
May 26, 2020
Chicago Public Library Foundation hosts 2018 Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner honoring Neil deGrasse Tyson and Judy Blume. NPR Saturday Host Scott Simon moderated the conversation.
October 9, 2018
In celebration of Judy’s 80th birthday, Symphony Space paid tribute to Judy with a day full of events. Kids enjoyed an afternoon of readings by actors and a discussion with Blume book illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi and contemporary authors including Jacqueline Woodson and Rachel Vail. During the evening event, hosted by Meg Wolitzer, Judy’s books were admired, discussed, and performed in tribute to her groundbreaking contemporary young characters she portrayed with honesty and humor. Judy was toasted with tributes to a forever-young author.
February 4, 2018
Happy 100th birthday to Beverly Cleary, beloved by generations of readers. With more than 40 books to Beverly’s credit and the love of countless fans, she inspired other authors as well including Judy. “Beverly … you were my inspiration when I started to write all those years ago,” said Judy. “You remain my inspiration today.”
March 25, 2016
Judy discusses her career and her latest book, In the Unlikely Event, with Arlington Public Library Director Diane Kresh.
October 15, 2015
Seth Meyers and Judy discuss dealing with overly sensitive parents and book censorship. Additionally, the Late Night Crew ask Judy about their changing bodies.
September 19, 2015
Linda Holmes, host of NPR’s entertainment and pop-culture blog, Monkey See, and Judy in conversation.
June 8, 2015
Molly Ringwald talks with Judy about her latest book In the Unlikely Event, her career spanning nearly five decades of writing, children empowerment, and her favorite stories about the young and young at heart.
June 7, 2015
Jennifer Weiner in conversation with Judy about In the Unlikely Event.
June 2, 2015
Samantha Bee and Judy discuss literature, parenting and fame.
June 2, 2015
Judy joins CBS This Morning to talk about In the Unlikely Event. It is a tale of three families connected to three tragic planes crashes in the city of Elizabeth, New Jersey during the winter of 1951-1952.
June 2, 2015
Rita Braver talks with Judy about her groundbreaking books for adolescents and In the Unlikely Event, her latest novel about her own youth.
May 15, 2015
Watch Judy and Eric Carle in a lively discussion followed by a reading of their works.
September 30, 2013