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Exclusive Video Interview with NBA Winner Judy Blundell

Judy Blundell won the 2008 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature with her book, What I Saw and How I Lied–surprising GalleyCat readers and the author herself.

We caught up with Blundell at the ceremony, getting her thoughts about her award-winning book, her new book proposal, and how the deepening recession could affect writers.

GalleyCat managed to interview most of the NBA winners this year. Follow these links for more video from the glitzy ceremony: NBA Nonfiction winner Annette Gordon-Reed on her next two books, Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell and NBA finalist Salvatore Scibona on the economy, and NBA Poetry winner Mark Doty on his upcoming book.

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