March/2021 - ReFoReMo - Where I talk about onomatopoeia in mentor texts.
February/2021 - Laura Roettiger Books - I'm interviewed by the lovely Laura Roettiger.
January/2021 - Storystorm - Joana Pastro Makes Lists.
December/2020 - Math Is Everywhere Blog - I was interviewed by the very cool Kaitlyn Sanchez.
October/2020 - Tara Lazar's Blog - I loved talking with Tara about LillyBelle.
October/2020 - Mindy Alyse Weiss' Blog - A blog post and a fun contest!
October/2020 - Simply 7 - I was interviewed by the awesome Jena Benton.
October/2020 - BookTrib Review - Check out this great review from BookTrib.
October/2020 - Reading With Your Kids Podcast - My very first podcast interview!
October/2020 - Writing and Illustrating - I was interviewed by the fabulous Kathy Temean.
October/2020 - Laura Lavoie's Blog - I was interviewed by the lovely Laura Lavoie.
September/2020 - Will Write for Cookies - I was interviewed by my friend Vivian Kirkfield.
September/2020 - Kidlit411 - I'm honored to be on Kidlit411's Author Spotlight!
September/2020 - CritterLit Blog - I'm interviewed by the awesome Lindsay Ward.
September/2020 - KidLitTV - I talk about my debut picture book and share an unknown fact about LillyBelle.
July/2020 - Kirkus review for LILLYBELLE - "An empowering fairy tale."
May/2020 - Ana Siqueira's Blog - I'm interviewed by fellow Brazilian author, Ana Siqueira.
May/2020 - Las Musas - My very first Webinar! OwnVoices Brainstorming: Mining Our Cultural Heritage and Memories for Stories.
April/2020 - The Children's Book Podcast -When Matthew Winner gave the Soaring 20s the key to the podcast for a whole week!
April/2020 - Storyteller Academy - My agent, Natascha Morris, is one of the agents featured here and talks about signing me and my pal Teresa Robeson as clients.
April/2020 - Storyteller Academy - Where I'm featured as a student success story.
April/2020 - Storyteller Academy - Advice on how to query agents from StoryTeller Academy students.
February/2020 - Writing and Illustrating - LILLYBELLE, A DAMSEL NOT IN DISTRESS book cover reveal.
January/2020 - StoryStorm2020- Joana Pastro's senses searches for prompts.
December/2019 - Soaring20s - Where I write about being proactive to have a happy and creative New Year.
October/2019 - Publishers Weekly - Announcement for BISA'S CARNAVAL.
September/2019 - ReVISIONweek - Where I talk about filtering feedback to stay true to your vision during revisions.
January/2019 - Publishers Weekly - Announcement for LILLYBELLE, A DAMSEL NOT IN DISTRESS.