November 02, 2023

A Conversation with Children’s Author Kate DiCamillo | Celebrating the Beauty of Storytelling

By Michelle Smith

Today on Adeptus On-Air, host Michael Hoffman chats with celebrated children’s author Kate DiCamillo. Kate reflects on her journey as a writer, which began in childhood and has since led to her status as a bestseller with millions of copies in circulation. With several of her books adapted into beloved movies, Kate provides insights into the process of turning a book into a film, highlighting the unique differences between the two and the pivotal roles that imagination and perspective play in this transition. As an esteemed client of Adeptus, Kate shares her experience working with Larry Gitlitz, a Partner at Adeptus, who manages the business aspects of her career while providing invaluable support in navigating complex tax matters. Tune in to hear more of Kate’s insights on the adaptation of books into movies, her cherished friendship with author Ann Patchett, and an exciting glimpse into her latest endeavors.


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