For a Janurary 2013 interview about THREE DAYS for Battle of the books, go here

For an October 2012 interview on Donna Jo's fellowship at Trinity College Dublin in summer 2012, go here

For her 31 March 2012 TEDx talk on why children need to read about terrible things, go here

For a video series of interviews in spring 2011, go here. There are separate interviews on what she was writing during her spring/summer 2011 leave and her writing process, her childhood and what she loves to write, her thoughts on Noam Chomsky, her collection of tights, class-taking adventures, and ponderings of word domination, and other things.

For a video of many readers (including Donna Jo) reading LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD in spring 2011, go to youtube.

For the video of the Philoctetes Center Roundtable on Fairytales 30 November 2007, to go the Philoctetes website or youtube

For a 2004 video about writing DAUGHTER OF VENICE, go here



For a fall 2014 interview about STORM, go here





For a fall 2016 discussion of joy, go here.

For a summer 2016 discussion of fantasy set in other cultures, go here.

For a 2015 discussion of DARK SHIMMER, go here. For another, go here

For a 2015 discussion of what Donna Jo reads and why, go here.

For a 2015 discussion of general issues in writing, go here.

For remarks on what Donna Jo was reading in winter 2014, after writing HIDDEN, go here.

For a summer 2013 interview with Roger Sutton of HORN BOOK about SKIN, go here.

For transcripts of general interviews, go to

2014, another 2014, 2013

2012, another 2012, another 2012

2011, another 2011, another 2011

2009, another 2009, another 2009,

2007, 2003, 1999