The Marcia Brown Interviews

1. Marcia Brown’s interview with WNYC radio station, New York City, December 28, 1974. Click Here for Audio
2. Marcia Brown's recording of her acceptance speech for the 1983 American Library Association’s Caldecott Medal for Illustration for Shadow.The Caldecott Award is the highest honor an American picture book illustrator can receive and this was Brown's third time being awarded this honor. She received her first Caldecott Medal for Cinderella (1955), followed by Once a Mouse (1962). Click Here for Audio
3. Marcia’s Brown’s oral history interview with Dorothy Christiansen, May 20, 1996. [Video Forthcoming]
4. Marcia Brown's acceptance speech of the Honorary Doctorate from the State University of New York. Commencement ceremony, University at Albany, May 19, 1996. Click Here for Video
5. Marcia Brown’s talk “Big Dreams, Big Themes, Big Quests, Big Joys Stretch Souls” at  the conference Once Upon a Time: Folklore and Fairytales in Children's Literature March 15, 1997. The M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives hosted the conference that highlighted over 50 years of work by internationally renowned children’s book illustrator and author, Marcia Brown. Also in this video are Dorothy Christiansen; Karen Patricia Smith; Michael Patrick Hearn; Sherry Guice; and Anne Roberts. [Video Forthcoming]

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Updated March 15, 2011