Neil Gaiman has won the prestigious Newbery Medal for his children's book The Graveyard Book. The Guardian has an article on the prize and populism, where Neil Gaiman's presence on twitter and his frequent blog posts are mentioned as part of his appeal.
Neil Gaiman is currently promoting the movie version of his children's book Coraline. It's directed by Henry Selick of The Nightmare Before Christmas fame. For more on the Coraline movie, go to www.coraline.com