Past Faculty

A.M. Jenkins
A.M. Jenkins

A.M. (Amanda) Jenkins is the author of six YA novels, including the Printz Honor Book Repossessed and the Los Angeles >>

Abby Hanlon
Abby Hanlon

Abby Hanlon has a master’s degree in childhood education from the City College of New York and a bachelor’s from >>

Abby McAden

Abby McAden is the paperback publishing director of Scholastic and editorial director of Point. She has worked on many middle-grade and chapter-book series, including Goosebumps, Dear Dumb Diary, Rainbow Magic, Geronimo Stilton, and Poison Apple.

Adriana Dominguez
Adriana Domínguez

Adriana Domínguez has twenty years of experience in publishing. Prior to becoming an agent, she was Executive Editor at HarperCollins >>

AG Ford
AG Ford

AG Ford is a New York Times Bestselling Children’s book Illustrator and recipient of two NAACP Image Awards. He grew >>

Aimee Bissonette
Aimée M. Bissonette

Aimée M. Bissonette, JD, has worked as a lawyer, teacher, and writer since 1987. Through Little Buffalo Law & Consulting, >>

Alan Gratz
Alan Gratz

Alan Gratz’s first novel, Samurai Shortstop, was named one of the ALA’s 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults. His second novel, Something Rotten, was a 2008 ALA Quick Pick for Young Adult Readers, and was followed by a sequel, Something Wicked, in October 2008.

Alexandria LaFaye
Alexandria LaFaye

Alexandria LaFaye, author of the Scott O’Dell Award–winning novel Worth, is thrilled to have a picture book added to her publication list with Walking Home to Rosie Lee, a 2012 IRA Teacher’s Choice selection. A few of her other titles include The Keening, Water Steps, Stella Stands Alone…

Alison Weiss
Alison Weiss

Alison Weiss is an editor at Sky Pony Press (and for six-and-a-half years before that was an editor at Egmont). >>

Allison Kane

Allison is an assistant editor at Highlights magazine. She began working here in 2013 as an intern editing reader-submitted jokes >>

Alma Fullerton

Alma Fullerton was born in Ottawa, Ontario, as one of seven children. Her dad was in the military so they >>

Alvina Ling
Alvina Ling

Alvina Ling is Executive Editor for Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. She edits children’s books for all ages, from picture books to young-adult novels, with some nonfiction mixed in.

Alyssa Capucilli

Alyssa Satin Capucilli is the award-winning author of nearly 100 books for children. Her popular Biscuit book series, with more than fifty books, includes picture books, board books, e-books, and Apps.

Alyssa Mito Pusey

Alyssa Mito Pusey is Senior Editor at Charlesbridge. As an editor specializing in nonfiction, she firmly believes that there is >>

Amie Jane Leavitt

Amie is an accomplished author, researcher, and photographer who has written more than fifty books for kids, has contributed to online and print media, and has worked as a consultant, writer, and editor for numerous educational publishing and assessment companies.

Ammi-Joan Paquette
Ammi-Joan Paquette

Ammi-Joan Paquette is the author of Princess Juniper of the Hourglass (Philomel, 2015), as well as the novels: Paradox (RH, 2014), Rules for Ghosting (Walker, 2013), and Nowhere Girl (Walker, 2011), and the picture books: Ghost in the House (Candlewick, 2013), Petey and Pru and the Hullabaloo (Clarion, 2013), The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Mermaids (Tanglewood, 2012), and The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Fairies (Tanglewood, 2011).

Amy Rose Capetta
Amy Rose Capetta

We’re pleased to welcome Amy as a Teaching Assistant for this course. Amy Rose Capetta holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her debut, Entangled, is a young-adult science-fiction novel, forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2013.

An Na
An Na

An Na was born in South Korea and grew up in San Diego, California. She is the author of three >>

Andrea Tompa
Andrea Tompa

Andrea Tompa is a senior editor at Candlewick Press, where she has worked for the past thirteen years and where >>

Andrew Gutelle

Andy is a writer, editor, and editorial consultant with a strong interest in sports, games, puzzles, and other nonfiction subjects. He has written books for many publishers, including Random House, Putnam, Workman, and Time-Life Books for Children