Becoming Madeleine Book Launch Information

Becoming Madeleine by Lena Roy & Charlotte Jones Voiklis

Dear Ones, When we began writing Becoming Madeleine: A Biography of the Author of A Wrinkle in Time by Her Granddaughters, we didn’t know 2018 was going to be so full of good L’Engle news, and now the book and the film adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time are just a few weeks apart. We wanted […]

Sweepstakes to Celebrate Madeleine’s Birthday!

“The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.” ― Madeleine L’Engle There’s still time to enter Macmillan’s giveaway celebrating Madeleine L’Engle’s birthday! Enter by 12/25 to win a #WrinkleInTime movie poster, a hardcover of the movie edition, AND an advance copy of BECOMING MADELEINE. Click here. […]

Granddaughter Léna Roy on listening as a creative act

“Because we fail to listen to people’s stories, we are becoming a fragmented human race.” — Madeleine L’Engle, Sold into Egypt: Journeys Into Being Human Listening is a creative act: it takes great imagination to be able to step into someone else’s world, into their truth. We not only need stories to survive, we need […]

A list of pet names, and 30 new editions and formats

The Other Dog - Madeleine L'Engle

Touché, Coquey, Brillig, Chess, Sputnik, Daisy, Thomas, Narcissus (Cissie), Echo, Heidi, Oliver, Manchester Guardian (Gardie), Letitia, Hans Sachs and Percy (canaries), Tyrrell, Timothy, Titus, Tybalt, Tesseract, Thucydides, Sheats and Kelley, Dr. Charlotte Tyler (Doc), Antinouis (Tino), Tatiana. These are the names of some of the L’Engle/Franklin family pets over the years (dogs in italics). I […]

Granddaughter Léna Roy on writing a biography with her sister

Becoming Madeleine

My grandmother, Madeleine L’Engle, has always been a source of inspiration for me — from my own writing, to my obsession with the metaphysical, and to my teaching and mentoring. I’d always wanted to tell her story, and had fooled around with different ways of telling it – (at the end of her life I […]