Interview with the Author of Ungifted
by Alexie Basil
If everybody’s gifted in their own way, then Gordon Korman definitely has a gift for writing relatable, laugh-out-loud-funny middle grade novels.
We had some burning questions for Gordon—an author who possesses an over-the-top IQ for writing—and he was kind enough to answer them. Play this exclusive interview for your students and discover fun facts, such as what Gordon’s dream robot would be and why it’s important to sit back and relax sometimes, no matter how gifted you may be.
Gordon Korman wrote his first book at age 14 and since then has written more than 85 middle grade and teen novels. In addition to the New York Times–bestselling Ungifted, favorites include Supergifted, Pop, and Schooled. Gordon is also the author of Masterminds and Masterminds: Criminal Destiny. He lives with his family on Long Island, New York. Visit him online at gordonkorman.com.
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