News, Features, Essays, Profiles

 

Judy Blume Novel for Adults Set for 2015

New York Times, June 25, 2014, by John Williams

 

Judy Blume: The woman who taught a generation about sex (including me)

The Times, June 19, 2014, by Helen Rumbelow

 

Re-reading Judy Blume: it's time travel

Stylist Magazine, June 14, 2014, by Lucy Mangan

 

Judy Blume: Parents worry too much about what children read

The Telegraph, June 1, 2014, by Hannah Furness

 

Judy Blume, The Puberty Guru

Frankie Magazine, May 23, 2014, by Sophie Kalagas

 

Being in the crosshairs of censorship

The Citizen, April 16, 2014, by Gwen Filosa

 

Take Two | A Dual Review of What’s New, Starring Danny McBride and Judy Blume

New York Times: T Magazine, March 19, 2014

 

Newsmaker: Judy Blume

American Libraries Magazine, March/April 2014

 

Judy Blume meets Lena Dunham? My brain is short-circuiting

The Guardian, December 12, 2013, by Emma Brockes

 

Judy Blume and Lena Dunham In Coversation

The Believer, December 10, 2013, Edited by Sheila Heti and Ross Simonini

 

Lena Dunham Interviewed Judy Blume and It Was Awesome

Cosmopolitan, December 5, 2013, by Frank Kobola

 

Judy Blume: Shining A Light for Young Readers

The Council Chronicle, November 2013, by Deb Aronson

 

Queen of Everything: Imagine A World Run By A Rather Nice Famous Woman

Stylist, October 9, 2013, by Kate Wills

 

Young adult books that changed our lives

CNN, October 7, 2013, by CNN Living Staff

 

Judy Blume on Tiger Eyes and book bans

CBC, August 13, 2013, by Jian Ghomeshi

 

Judy Blume Is Still Standing Up for Kids

Slate, July 9, 2013, by Alyssa Rosenberg

 

So Many Kinds of Longing: An Interview With Judy Blume

Rookie Magazine, July 8, 2013, by Jamia

 

After 44 Years, Hollywood is Finally Smart Enough to Make a Judy Blume Movie

Village Voice, June 11, 2013, by Nick Schager

 

Glen Ellyn reinstates banned book after Judy Blume weighs in

Chicago Tribune, June 10, 2013, by Stacy St. Clair

 

Judy Blume shares behind-the-scenes stories of making Tiger Eyes into a movie

Examiner.com, June 9, 2013, by Carla Hay

 

Judy Blume offers parental guidance on Tiger Eyes

Los Angeles Times, June 8, 2013, by Nicole Sperling

 

Judy Blume's road to Tiger Eyes the movie and her next chapter

Los Angeles Times, June 7, 2013, by Nicole Sperling

 

Judy Blume Talks About Bringing Tiger Eyes to the Big Screen

Time, June 7, 2013, by Megan Gibson

 

Judy Blume and her son team up for her first-ever film adaptation

Today.com, June 7, 2013, by Randee Dawn

 

Judy Blume brings coming-of-age tale Tiger Eyes to the big screen

Chicago Sun-Times, June 6, 2013, by Kara Spak

 

Judy Blume on the Tiger Eyes Film, What She’s Reading, and Why Moms Can’t Get Their Daughters to Read Her Books

Vanity Fair, June 6, 2013, by Andrea Cuttler

 

Best-selling author Judy Blume hits big screen, finally

Yahoo (Reuters), June 6, 2013, by Zorianna Kit

 

Author Blume and director-son turn her Tiger Eyes into feature film

Miami Herald, June 6, 2013, by Cammy Clark

 

Judy Blume and her son bring Tiger Eyes to the big screen

College News, June 6, 2013, by Chelsie Lacny

 

Are You There, Judy Blume? It's Me, Rachel

Huffington Post, June 5, 2013, by Rachel Braun Scherl

 

Judy Blume is finally ready for her Hollywood closeup

New York Post, June 1, 2013, by Sara Stewart

 

Judy Blume Is a Huge Fan of Girls

NYMag.com, June 1, 2013, by Katie Van Syckle

 

A Mother’s Book Is Her Son’s Movie

New York Times, May 31, 2013, by Melena Ryzik

 

Judy Blume, forever

Chicago Tribune, May 31, 2013, by Nina Metz

 

Judy Blume’s Tiger Eyes heads to Dallas June 7, directed by the original ‘Fudge’ — her son, Lawrence Blume

Dallas News, May 31, 2013, by Nancy Churnin

 

Tracing the Career of Tween-Lit Doyenne Judy Blume

New York Magazine/Vulture, May 19, 2013, by Alexa Tsoulis-Reay

 

Movie Alert: Tiger Eyes

Publishers Weekly, May 16, 2013, by Matia Burnett

 

Tiger Eyes Set to Sparkle on the Big Screen: Betsy Bird Talks to Judy and Lawrence Blume

School Library Journal, May 15, 2013, by Elizabeth Bird

 

Tiger Eyes, to be released in June, is the first movie adaptation of a Judy Blume book

The Christian Science Monitor, May 14, 2013, by Molly Driscoll

 

Are you there Hollywood? It's me, Judy Blume

Entertainment Weekly, May 13, 2013, by Sara Vilkomerson

 

Judy Blume helped a generation of young women to grow up: Fans will whoop to hear Tiger Eyes has been made into a film.

The Guardian, May 5, 2013, by Morven Cormlish

 

Death, sex and grief: Judy Blume finally hits cinemas with Tiger Eyes film

The Guardian, May 4, 2013, by Paul Harris

 

Tiger Eyes: Young adult author Judy blooms on on the big screen, but why the wait?

The Independent, April 28, 2013

 

The Tiger Eyes Trailer Is Here At Last

Hollywood Crush, April 26, 2013, by Kat Rosenfeld

 

Tiger Eyes': A Family Film

Publishers Weekly, April 23, 2013, by Sue Corbett

 

On Assignment: Chelsea Clinton reflects on Judy Blume's impact on her childhood

Rock Center NBC, February 20, 2013, by Chelsea Clinton

 

At 75, Judy Blume draws crowds with first film adaptation

CNN.com, February 19, 2013, by Emanuella Grinberg

 

Even after tragedy, Blume's Tiger Eyes sees good in life

Atlanta Journal-Constitution,, February 15, 2013, by Howard Pousner

 

12 Things We Learned From Judy Blume (Happy Birthday, Judes!)

Glamour, February 12, 2013, by Megan Angelo

 

Judy Blume: Three Essays

Los Angeles Review of Books, November 27, 2012, by Nell Beram, Nina Berry and Andrea Kleine

 

Are You There, S.F.? It's Judy Blume at the Jewish Film Fest!

SF Weekly, July 20, 2012, by Emily Wilson

 

Here's to you, Judy Blume: Son adapts novel for big screen

The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California, , July 20, 2012, by Emma Silvers

 

Summer Reading - Author: Judy Blume

Amazon Omnivoracious, July 19, 2012, by Seira Wilson

 

Jewish Film Festival: Tiger Eyes a Judy Blume 1st

San Francisco Chronicle, July 18, 2012, by David D'Arcy

 

A Y.A. Lover's Summer Reading List, by Judy Blume, R.L. Stine, and Others

The Atlantic Wire, May 31, 2012, by Jen Doll

 

How to raise a bookworm

USA Weekend, May 10, 2012, by Stephanie Weaver

 

Judy Blume's classic novel Tiger Eyes hits the silver screen at Montclair Film Festival Saturday

The Star Ledger, May 4, 2012, by Vicki Hyman

 

Montclair Film Festival shows Tiger Eyes, appearances by Judy and Lawrence Blume

The Montclair Times, May 3, 2012, by Gwen Orel

 

Judy Blume's Advice on Getting Your Kids to Read

Huffington Post, May 2, 2012, by Deborah Stambler

 

Speakeasy: Judy Blume 'Eyes' the Silver Screen

Wall Street Journal, April 29, 2012, by Michelle Kung

 

Festival of Books: Are you there Judy Blume? It's us, your fan base

Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2012

 

Are you there readers? It's Judy Blume

Los Angeles Times, April 20, 2012, by Carolyn Kellogg

 

What Was So Emotional About Judy Blume's Dallas Visit?

The Dallas Morning News, April 20, 2012, by Michael Merschel

 

Are you there, Hollywood? It's me, Judy Blume

Palm Beach Post, April 14, 2012, by Post Staff

 

Lineup Unveiled for Inaugural Montclair Film Festival

The New York Times, April 9, 2012, by David Itzkoff

 

Guys Read Judy Blume Too, and Not Just for the “Dirty Bits”

Jezebel, April 6, 2012, by Hugo Schwyzer

 

Judy Blume’s Magnificent Girls

TheNewYorker.com, March 23, 2012, by Anna Holmes

 

Google Play Q & A with Judy Blume

Google, March 22, 2012

 

The 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2012

Time Magazine, March 21, 2012, by Allie Townsend and Amy Lombard

 

The Fig Daily Theme

Figment.com, March 15, 2012, by Judy Blume

 

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret and Other Judy Blume Favorites to Be Released as E-Books

New York Times, March 7, 2012, by Julie Bosman

 

100 Greatest Books for Kids

Scholastic Magazine, March 2, 2012, number 29 and 85

 

Locker Notes Biatch

Bullett Magazine, Spring 2012, by Judy Blume

 

Our Oscar Picks: Postgame Edition

New York Times, February 27, 2012, by Melena Ryzik

 

First Look at Judy Blume's Tiger Eyes movie

Entertainment Weekly, February 24, 2012, by Sara Vilkomerson

 

Badass Hall of Fame: Judy Blume

Badass Digest, February 23, 2012, by Sarah Pitre

 

My Oscar Picks: Judy Blume

New York Times, February 22, 2012, by Melena Ryzik

 

Most Controversial Judy Blume Books

Huffington Post, February 12, 2012, by Margaret Bristol

 

Judy Blume Asks The Question, "What is a real book?"

Kindle Daily Post, January 27, 2012, by Judy Blume

 

Sexually, what's a girl to do?

Los Angeles Times, January 22, 2012, by Caitlin Flanagan

 

Are You There Twitter? It's Me Judy

ABC News, January 19, 2012, by Lucina Fisher

 

Q and A: Judy Blume

Smithsonian Magazine, January 2012, by Jeff Campagna

 

Zooey Deschanel: Entertainer of the Year

Entertainment Weekly, December 15, 2011, by Judy Blume

 

The Fourth Grade Nothing Turns Forty

Barnes & Noble: The Nook Blog, December 7, 2011, by Jeremy Cesarec

 

Judy Blume's classic 'Fudge' series released as e-books

USA Today, December 7, 2011, by Lindsay Deutsch

 

Judy Blume: Often Banned, But Widely Beloved

NPR Books, November 28, 2011

 

5 Questions With... the legendary Judy Blume!

Engage: International Reading Association, September 29, 2011

 

"60 Second Interview" by SA Jordan & "What Judy Means to Me..." by Helen G. Smith

Words With Jam, June 2011

 

Interview with Author Judy Blume

The Great Women Series, March 6, 2011, by Ilie Ruby

 

Judy Blume's Tiger Eyes heads to the big screen, prompting the question: Which of her other books should become a movie?

Washington Post, October 19, 2010, by Jen Chaney

 

Judy Blume Showed Innocence Isn't Forever

NPR Books - Special Series: My Guilty Pleasure, August 4, 2010, by J. Courtney Sullivan

 

Jews in the White House

The Huffington Post, May 29, 2010, by Abigail Pogrebin

 

CAPITAL CULTURE: WH party will fete Jewish culture

Associated Press, May 25, 2010, by Jocelyn Noveck

 

Judy Blume Talks Forever, Purple Fashions

Jezebel, May 25, 2010, by Irin Carmon

 

Gov. Chris Christie tells Rutgers' largest graduating class what it 'truly means to be free'

MyCentralJersey.com, May 16, 2010, by Sergio Bichao

 

Rutgers: 2010 Honorary Doctor of Letters Conferred on Judy Blume

Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey, May 16, 2010

 

Face to face with Judy Blume: Author speaks to kids from her Florida home

Courier-Journal, May 5, 2010, by Sara Cunningham

 

Nicholson, DeVito Join NJ Hall Of Fame

NPR, May 2, 2010

 

3rd Annual New Jersey Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Life Magazine, May 2, 2010

 

New Jersey Hall of Fame Gala Induction Ceremomy: Third Annual Ceremony Celebrates New Jersey Legends

New Jersey Hall of Fame, May 2, 2010

 

The eternal allure of Judy Blume, a Jersey Girl

NewJerseyNewsroom.com, April 30, 2010, by Susie Wilson

 

The 20 Best Moments in Women's Health

MSN.com, 2009, by Stephanie Dolgoff of Health.com

 

Are You There, Social Justice? It's Me, Judy

Politics Daily, November 9, 2009, by Lizzie Skurnick

 

Thank You, Nancy Drew and Judy Blume

The Huffington Post, October 27, 2009, by Carole Baron

 

Lunchtime Quiz: Judy Blume

Mental Floss Magazine, October 27, 2009, by Yael Bar-Tur

 

National Coaliation Against Censorship Honors Judy Blume

School Library Journal, October 23, 2009, by Rocco Staino

 

National Coalition Against Censorship Salutes Judy Blume

Publishers Weekly, October 21, 2009, by Sara Antill

 

Celebrating 35 Years Defending Free Speech - A Night of Comedy with
Judy Blume & Friends

National Coalition Against Censorship, October 19, 2009

 

God bless Judy Blume

guardian.co.uk, October 16, 2009

 

Interview — Judy Blume: “I Was Margaret” (with links to Podcast and Webcast)

Resource Shelf, October 2, 2009

 

New York --- Bold questions

Timeout New York, September 30, 2009, by Allison Williams

 

Are you there, Yale? It’s me, Judy Blume.

Yale Daily News, September 22, 2009, by Natalia Thompson

 

A Dirty Little Secret: Self-Censorship

School Library Journal, February 1, 2009, by Debra Lau Whelan

 

Book Fest: Are you there, Madison? It's her, Judy Blume

77 Square, Madison, Wisconsin, October 16, 2008, by Heather Lee Schroeder

 

Diablo Cody: In Praise of Judy Blume

Entertainment Weekly, September 27, 2008, by Diablo Cody

 

What I know about men

The Observer, United Kingdom, July 6, 2008, by Eva Wiseman

 

My Secret Life: Judy Blume

The Independent, Wisconsin, February 9, 2008

 

Judy Blume's lessons in love

The Telegraph, United Kingdom, February 8, 2008, by Melissa Whitworth

 

Judy blooms again

Star Tribune, Minnesota, May 31, 2008
Interview by Gail Rosenblum, Video produced by Steve Rice

 

"Face to Face With My Growing Up Coach"

Hometown Life, Michigan, October 2007

 

Judy Blume Visits Bank Street Bookstore

Columbia Spectator, October 1, 2007

 

Honoring Teen's Sexual Reality: Judy Blume

RH Reality Check, August 16, 2007, by Anna Clark

 

Judy Blume: An iconic author woos a new generation of kids

seattlepi.com, September 13, 2007

 

Teen spirit

The Guardian, , United Kingdom, September 8, 2005, by Sarah Crown

 

The teen's queen

The Telegraph, United Kingdom, February 2, 2005, by Helen Brown

 

Fiction Heroine

Washington Post, Wednesday, November 17, 2004, by Jennifer Frey

 

Judy Blume Wins National Book Award Honorary Medal

Associated Press, September 15, 2004

 

Judy Blume for President

The Boston Phoenix, May 1998, by Ellen Barry

 

Why Judy Blume Endures

New York Times Book Review, November 16, 1997, by Mark Oppenheimer

 

Interview and Chat Links

New York Public Library

Transcript of online chat, November 19, 2002

 

January Magazine

By Linda Richards

 

Children's Literature Resources

By Cynthia Leitich Smith, September 12, 2002

 

CNN Live Today interview

By Daryn Kagan, September 30, 2002 (on the release of Double Fudge)

 

Random House Teacher Page

Pat Scales and Judy Blume discuss bullying.

 

teenwire.com

Judy Blume on Forever, by Amy Bryant, May 22, 2007

 

 

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