Christina Mandelski is the author of the young adult novel The Sweetest Thing (Egmont, 2011). She lives in Texas with her family.
Meghan has created many award winning and creative nonfiction books for children. Her aim is to make learning about history, science, and the world both fascinating and exciting. As kids often say about Meghan’s books, “They read like fiction!” And that, precisely, is the goal! When Meghan isn’t working on a new book she can... [More]
Laura Ojeda Melchor grew up in Montana and can’t get it out of her mind, so she writes middle grade and young adult fiction steeped in the mountains and valleys of her childhood. In 2017, she graduated with a MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She loves... [More]
Beth Hamer Miles is the winner of the 2014 Katherine Paterson Prize in the YA category, and is a 2015 Hackney Literary Award winner. Her short-stories and novel excerpts can be found in Hunger Mountain—The VCFA Journal of the Arts, The Alalitcom; The Annual Journal of the Alabama Writer’s Conclave, and The Birmingham Arts Journal. Beth... [More]
You’ve probably seen Jessie Oleson Moore’s illustration work before. Since her days studying at the prestigious Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, her work has become common sight around the internet via her well known baking blog, CakeSpy.com, a foodie fixture since 2007. The site prominently features recipes and baked good lore paired with her signature clever... [More]
Page Morgan is the author of the young adult Gothic thriller trilogy, The Dispossessed. She became intrigued by gargoyles when she came across an old, black-and-white photograph of a Notre Dame gargoyle keeping watch over the city of Paris. Right away, she knew she had to tell that gargoyle’s story. Page lives in New England... [More]
Erin Byers Murray is a writer and magazine editor. She is the author of the award-winning memoir Shucked: Life on a New England Oyster Farm (St. Martin’s 2011) and co-author of acclaimed cookbook The New England Kitchen (Rizzoli, 2014).
Matt Myklusch is the author of Majestic and The Jack Blank Adventures , as well other books for children (including grown-up children like himself). He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Rebecca, his boys, Jack and Dean, assorted pets, and other forms of magic. Find him online at MattMyklusch.com.