Castellucci has written YA novels, graphic novels, short stories, an opera libretto and more. She once told Bookslut in an interview
I think that everybody can live creatively and I don’t see any difference between say, math and ballet. I think someone can even make something traditionally not “arty,” like being a business person, a kind of art form.
I’ve always been fascinated by stories about young people who form unlikely bonds with their elders…. I love the idea that two people can come from such dramatically different backgrounds and forge such a strong bond. People connect in their hearts. Sometimes age is just irrelevant.
This book was originally published in Australia under a different title, but it’s made its way across the equator and halfway around the globe, where it’s now available from MTV Books.
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In her article at The Atlantic, Taking Literature to the Streets, Katharine Schwab profiles a number of terrific ventures around the world that take literature out of bookstores and libraries and, well, into the streets. GuerrillaReads was included