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Alexandra Hall is a Boston food writer and co-author of Fresh and Honest: Food from the Farms of New England and the Kitchen of Henrietta’s Table.
Beth Hautala’s debut middle grade novel, Waiting for Unicorns, will be published by Philomel Books in 2015. Beth lives in Minnesota with her family.
Danette Haworth is the author of Violet Raines Almost Got Struck By Lightning, The Summer of Moonlight Secrets, Me and Jack, and A Whole Lot of Lucky. She created her first book when she was six, featuring hair-raising pictures of the battle between a green stickboy and a red stickman.
Bethany Hegedus’ award-winning books include the novels Truth with a Capital T (Delacorte/Random House) and Between Us Baxters (WestSide Books) and Grandfather Gandhi, a picture book co-authored with Arun Gandhi, illustrated by Evan Turk (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster).  A graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children & Young Adults, Bethany... [More]
A.D. Henderson is a middle grade novelist and an elementary school teacher. He has always had a love of children’s literature, and he cannot wait to share his own middle grade novel with the world. He grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and now lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Julie Israel is an author, artist, and real-life unicorn (for getting a degree in Creative Writing and actually using it). Between graduating and selling her first book, she taught English in Japan, tutored, wrote freelance copy, and worked as a volunteer. When not writing, she is probably teaching herself about something new: photography, French, guitar, or... [More]
Antony John was raised in England on a balanced diet of fish and chips, obscure British comedies, and ABBA’s Greatest Hits. In a fit of teenage rebellion, he decided to pursue a career in classical music, culminating in a Ph.D. in composition and a stint as a college professor. Music plays a major role in... [More]
Misty Kalkofen has been featured in Bon Appetit, Imbibe, Food & Wine Cocktail editions, Wine Enthusiast, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Tasting Panel, Wine & Spirits, and more. Kalkofen was nominated for American Bartender of the Year at Tales of the Cocktail 2011 and International Bartender of the Year at Tales of the... [More]
Daphne Kalmar has taught in elementary and middle schools in Massachusetts, California, and Vermont. She stocked those classrooms with seventy-five pairs of rubber boots in order to fit any configuration of children’s feet, and wearing her own boots, led many a field trip to nearby parks and creeks to explore. Daphne holds an MFA from the Vermont College of... [More]
Born in the Midwest, Suzanne Kaufman grew up on healthy doses of Saturday morning cartoons and macaroni and cheese. She has been monkeying around with children’s books, animation and cartoons since she was little. Over the years, she’s done everything from animating special effects for Universal and Discovery, to animating award-winning videogames. One of those... [More]
Autumn Krause’s debut novel, A DRESS FOR THE WICKED, will be published by Harper Teen in the summer of 2019. She is a wedding blogger and bridal stylist in Orange County, California. She loves fashion, writing, philosophy, and Instagram. Her favorite book is The Brothers Karamazov, and she has “Everywhere” on her list of places... [More]