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After 46 years, Judy Blume’s Forever is becoming an audiobook
Entertainment Weekly (, August 16, 2021

A Guide to Key West’s Unkitschy Side: Author Judy Blume and three other in-the-know locals share their favorite spots—from hidden beaches to roof gardens—well beyond the tourist traps of Florida’s fabled playground
The Wall Street Journal, April 14, 2021, David Farley

Author Judy Blume: “There Is Hope” After Husband’s Diagnosis
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (, June 1, 2021, by PanCAN Guest Contributor Judy Blume

‘It took 50 years to sell it’: Judy Blume on her most famous book becoming a film
The Sydney Morning Herald, April 23, 2021, by Melanie Kembrey

Are You There, Judy Blume? It’s Us, the Generation of Writers You Inspired
Glamour,  International Women’s Day – March 11, 2021, by Jenny Singer

Rachel McAdams and Abby Ryder Fortson join the Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret movie
Entertainment Weekly (, February 19, 2021, by Seija Rankin

Judy Blume’s Strange Tale of How She Got the COVID Vaccine in Florida
Slate, January 19, 2020, by Heather Schwedel

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret is 50 (and still fabulous)
Entertainment Weekly (, October 1, 2020, by Kristen Baldwin

NYU 2020 Changemakers of the Year (2020): Judy Blume (Steinhardt ’61)
NYU Alumni Magazine, October/Fall Issue 2020

Judy Blume on Margaret Turning 50, Writing, Bookselling and her Superpower
Shelf Awareness, September 15, 2020, by Jennifer M. Brown

Judy Blume’s teen classic Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret turns 50
The Jerusalem Post, August 2, 2020 by Zachary Keyser

BookExpo Children’s Dinner Speakers Emphasize Finding One’s Voice
Publishers Weekly, May 29, 2020, by Clare Kirch

BookExpo 2020: In Full Blume
Publishers Weekly, May 27, 2020, by Alex Green

Curtis Sittenfeld and Judy Blume Discuss Hillary Clinton’s life without Bill
Interview Magazine, May 20, 2020, by Judy Blume

At 28, Judy Blume Was A Housewife With Secret Dreams Of Being A Writer
Bustle, April 23, 2020, by Samantha Leach

An Incomplete But Amusing Survey of Judy Blume References in Pop Culture: Are You There Judy? It’s, Well, Everyone
Literary Hub, February 12, 2020, by Emily Temple

Dick Jackson Remembered
Publishers Weekly, October 17, 2019, by Judy Blume et al.

Richard Jackson, Who Had an Ear for Children’s Books, Dies at 84
As an editor he championed writers, like Judy Blume, who changed the landscape of literature for young people. He later became a writer himself.
New York Times, October 13, 2019, by Neil Genzlinger

Talking about ‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret’ and more with Judy Blume
Chicago Tribune, September 11, 2018, by Heidi Stevens

Judy Blume Celebrates Her 80th Birthday At Work In Key West
WLRN, February 12, 2018, by Alicia Zuckerman

Why Judy Blume Matters
The Huffington Post, February 12, 2018, by Amanda Palmer

Amanda Palmer Explains the Story Behind Her New Video Celebrating Judy Blume’s 80th Birthday
Slate, February 12, 2018, by Marissa Martinelli

Celebrating Judy Blume—Her Work and Impact—on Her 80th Birthday
School Library Journal, February 5, 2018 by Kara Yorio

What Judy Blume Can Teach You Today About Writing and Life
InStyle, December 14, 2017, by Mari Kasanuki

Judy Blume archive strengthens Beinecke’s young adult collections
Yale University News, October 10, 2017, by Michael Morand

Judy Blume To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From American Academy Of Arts And Letters
Bustle, April 12, 2017, by Kristian Wilson

Judy Blume remembers: NJ, books and childhood
USA Today-app., September 26, 2016, by Kelly-Jane Cotter

Time & Place: Judy Blume Reminisces About Her Childhood Home
The Sunday Times UK, September 18, 2016, by Hugh Graham

Plume: Judy Blume’s Life of Books
Flamingo, August 25, 2016

10-Minute Writer’s Workshop: Judy Blume
New Hampshire Public Radio, July 27, 2016, by Sara Plourde

Judy Blume and Key West: Writer’s haven becomes forever home
The Key West Citizen: Keys Style, June 12, 2016, by Kay Harris

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