Janni Lee Simner


A partial list of interviews and other media appearances, along with selected guest blog posts. (Currently includes media appearances from 2011 on.)

Television Interviews

Oct 10, 2011: Interview on CNN's American Morning about my experiences with bullying and the articles I wrote about them for Dear Bully and Salon.com (Listen to the interview here.)

Radio/Podcast Interviews

July 10, 2016: I spoke with Mark McLemore of Arizona Public Media's Arizona Spotlight about being a writer and my writing process leading up to the Pima County Library's Megamania event.

Jan 19, 2013: I spoke on KUYI with Marianna Pegno of the Tucson Museum of Art and Elinor Angel of Libraries Limited about our work with the Hopi Foundation's Owl and Panther Project.

Nov 25, 2012: I was interviewed on KXCI's Broad Perspectives.

March 30, 2012: Tucson Festival of Books interview by Pima County Library teens in the CreateIT and IT Nation: Digital Media Classes programs.

Print/Online Interviews and Articles

June 26, 2016: Library's writer-in-residence program helps would-be authors, Arizona Daily Star

June 5, 2016: ‘Huntsman' tie-in a hit for Tucson game studio, Arizona Daily Star

Dec 10, 2012: Interview with the Montgomery County Book Festival.

May 31, 2012: Static Multimedia interview at Phoenix Comicon.

May 26, 2012: Phoenix Examiner coverage of the Social Media panel I spoke on at Comicon.

Feb 2012: Interview with Washington University's alumni magazine.

Dec 20, 2011: Social Justice blog The Pirate Tree interview on Environment, War, and Fantasy: Janni Lee Simner's Bones of Faerie and Faerie Winter.

Dec 15, 2011: Publishers Weekly coverage of an Arizona-author hosted event for booksellers, teachers, and librarians: Arizona Authors Unite.

June 9, 2011: Arizona Daily Star interview on summer reading.

May 5, 2011: MCLC Library interview on social media.

Guest Blogging

June 19, 2012: At Cynsations on Love, Perfection, and Books

Feb 13, 2012: At Fantasy Matters on Madeleine L'Engle and Falling in Love With the Light