October 21, 2019

I'm thrilled to announce that The Boy Who Grew A Forest won a 2019 Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Honor Award. I am grateful that Jadav's story is included with such wonderful titles. Thank you to the California Reading Association! For more, visit:

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October 11, 2019

I wrote a guest post for author Beth Anderson's blog. Let me take you on a writing journey in Mood, Tone, Theme & Story Weaving. Click below for the full post:

https://bethandersonwriter.com/2019/10/11/behind-the-scenes-mood-tone-theme-story-weaving-by-sophia-gholz/

July 7, 2019

Huge shout out to the folks at KidLit.TV for featuring the book trailer for THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST. Want to know how the trailer was made? Check out this Q&A with Cynthia Nugent, the awesome animator behind the trailer. CLICK HERE FOR MORE. 

https://kidlit.tv/2019/07...

May 22, 2019

I was recently interviewed by author Stacey Horan for The Bookshop At The End Of The Internet podcast. Click below to hear my full interview where I talk about writing and the journey of my debut book:

www.staceyhoran.com/my-podcast

You can also access the interview thro...

May 2, 2019

I'm the featured author for Julie Hedlund's 12x12 group this month. Pop over to the 12x12 blog to read my post: Revision & Opening Lines.

In my blog, I talk a little bit about my creative process and share different versions of opening lines I wrote for The Boy Who...

April 27, 2019

I was recently interviewed for a blog series called #InHERview, which profiles women in the literary industry. Going into the interview, I wasn't sure what to expect. Up until this point, I had been asked about my book and about writing. This interview, however, was di...

March 28, 2019

I want to give a huge shout out to everyone who helped us celebrate the official release of The Boy Who Grew A Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng. Special thanks to Barnes & Noble and Chets Creek Elementary for hosting the party! I enjoyed sharing Jadav's story wit...

March 25, 2019

I've written a gust blog post about planning for a book release. Check it out with the link below:

"Let’s talk about what happens after a book sells. Beyond waiting for edits, revising, approving drafts and various other things over the course of months; there’s the act...

March 21, 2019

*A stared review for The Boy Who Grew A Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng. 

"Gholz's respect for Jadav's accomplishments shines through in her endearing presentation of his life. The book's back matter adds biographical details, word definitions and directions on h...

March 20, 2019

I was nervous to be interviewed on TV for The Boy Who Grew A Forest. Thanks to the staff at The Buzz for being so kind and thanks to everyone who gave me pre-interview advice. Below is a link to my full interview. If you'd like to see some behind-the-scenes photos, vis...

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