Elisa Nader likes cheese and tv marathons. Her debut novel, Escape from Eden (Merit Press, 2014), received a starred review from Kirkus.
Paul-Anthony Navarro wrote his first stage play at the age of 15 and has since written and produced many works for the professional theater. Paul made his living as an actor for many years in Los Angeles and recently graduated from the Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology program. He lives in Los Angeles.
J.M.M. Nuanez is an active member of SCBWI and holds a BA in English. For two years, she and her husband lived in South Korea and taught English in the public school system. Now back in the States, when she isn’t writing, she can be found reading, cooking Korean food, or playing with her cats... [More]
Caitlin O’Connell is an editor and writer working in New York City. She has a degree in Creative Writing from Ithaca College, with a focus on historical and children’s fiction. She is usually surrounded by books and cats.
Sarah Ockler is the author of the acclaimed novels Twenty Boy Summer, Fixing Delilah, Bittersweet, The Book of Broken Hearts, #scandal, and the forthcoming The Summer of Mermaid Secrets. When she’s not busy making up stories, Sarah blogs, snaps photographs, and embarks on whirlwind adventures with her husband.
Alison Oliver is a children’s book author and illustrator of MOON, SUN, and the Be Bold, Baby series of board book biographies of famous women (all HMH). She’s the illustrator of Yoga for Littles (Sounds True, 2019), The Bear’s Garden (Imprint/Macmillan, 2020) and The Breathing Book (Sounds True, 2020), as well as the best-selling Baby... [More]
When Jean Patrick was in second grade, she had two dreams: to play major league baseball for the Chicago Cubs and to write books for kids. Although she’s still working on the first goal, she has written several books for young people, including The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth. A graduate of Vermont College... [More]
Carrie Pomeroy’s essays and stories have appeared in The Laurel Review, The Silent Film Quarterly, Literary Mama, and CALYX, and in the anthologies The Saint Paul Almanac and Riding Shotgun: Women Write About Their Mothers. She also blogs for Home/School/Life magazine. In 2014, she won a grant from the Jerome Foundation to do research at the... [More]