Posts Categorized: News

New novel in January 2025!

This isn’t exactly NEW news, as I’ve known about it for a while, but since I neglected to post about it, it’s new to this website: I have a new novel coming out in 2025! Publication date: January 21. YAY!! Here’s the Publisher’s Weekly announcement: Taylor Norman at Holiday House/Neal Porter Books has bought H.M…. Read more »

Gossamer Summer launch!

Launch event for Gossamer Summer will be at Red Balloon Bookstore in St. Paul, MN, 6 pm on May 30th. (That’s a Tuesday.) YAY!!

Gossamer Summer: cover art! (and a publishing date!)

I have final cover art for my new novel, and a publishing date: May 30th, 2023! YAY!!!! The art is by Ji-Hyuk Kim and–like all his art–is magical. I especially love the attention he pays to the worlds he is illustrating, full of detail and life. And of course, the glowing light that is a… Read more »

new book in 2023!

News! I have a new book coming out in summer of 2023–a little over a year from now. YAY!!! Here’s the Publisher’s Weekly announcement: Reka Simonsen at Atheneum/S&S has acquired Gossamer Summer by A Crack In the Sea and A Tear In the Ocean author H.M. Bouwman, in which four sisters make a friend, find a grubby fairy, and defend the neighborhood… Read more »

Some recent links to interviews and essays about A CRACK IN THE SEA

Hello! Here’s a link to some recent interviews and essays online: An interview with author Debbi Michiko Florence, where we talk about some of the origins of the novel: https://debtasticreads.wordpress.com/2017/01/03/welcome-to-the-spotlight-h-m-bouwman-and-a-crack-in-the-sea/   An interview with author Caroline Starr Rose, where we talk about inspiration, research and classroom connections for the book: http://carolinestarrrose.com/classroom-connections-crack-sea-h-m-bouwman/   An interview with… Read more »