Fiction Dreams Author Interview

An interview about Local Girl Swept Away over at


Parrotfish Needed an Update: The Rapidly Changing Language of Transgender Awareness

An article from the Horn Book website explaining changes made in the new edition of Parrotfish. Author Profile

An exceptional teen literature web source, offers their overview on Ellen Wittlinger and her work.


Interview with Malinda Lo

Malinda Lo interviews Ellen about writing queer ya fiction.


Transgender Characters in Teen Literature: An Interview with Author Ellen Wittlinger

Mia Cabana interviews Ellen for YALSA’s The Hub.


Interview with Cynthia Leitich Smith

Fellow writer Cynthia Leitich Smith’s maintains a helpful website for children’s authors. This is an interview she conducted with Ellen Wittlinger in February 2000.


New interview with Cynthia Leitich Smith

Another interview with Cynthia Leitich Smith, from December 2005.


Teacher Trenches Interview Part 1 and Part 2

Mark Dursin interviews Ellen twice.


ALAN Review Interview

Toby Emert interviews Ellen for the ALAN (Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English) Review


Printz Revisited

An ALAN Review article discussing the books of the 2000 Printz Award winners, Walter Dean Myers, Ellen Wittlinger, Laurie Halse Anderson and David Almond


Authors Among Us

Former librarians like Ellen Wittlinger have a forum at “Authors Among Us.” This delightful interview explores her past and her future.