Faculty

Marilisa Jiménez GarcíaMeet Marilisa Jiménez GarcíaAuthor

Marilisa Jiménez García is an interdisciplinary scholar specializing in Latino/a literature and culture. Particularly interested in the intersections of race, >>

Chris TebbettsMeet Chris TebbettsIllustrator

Chris Tebbetts is the author and co-author of many books for young readers. Titles include the #1 New York Times >>

Denise FlemingMeet Denise FlemingAuthor/Illustrator

Denise Fleming is the author/illustrator of many award-winning picture books. Fleming’s books are created in her signature style of pulp >>

Floyd CooperMeet Floyd CooperAuthor/Illustrator

Floyd Cooper is the Coretta Scott King award-winning illustrator of more than 60 books for children. Floyd started his career >>

Rob Costello

Rob writes fiction for and about young people. He holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from >>

Rosemary Agoglia
Rosemary Agoglia

Rosemary Agoglia is an educator who has worked with students of all ages, designed curriculum, conducted workshops, written articles, and >>

Rowboat Watkins
Rowboat Watkins

Rowboat Watkins is mostly a dad who likes to tell stories and draw. Nobody knows why his wife started calling >>

Sandra K Athans
Sandra K. Athans

Sandra K. Athans is a National Board Certified practicing literacy specialist with over fifteen years of experience teaching at the >>

Sandra Neil Wallace
Sandra Neil Wallace

Sandra was a news journalist and ESPN announcer before leaving television to write novels. Chosen by The Horn Book as >>

Sarah Aronson

Sarah Aronson has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and has >>

Sean Petrie

Sean Petrie has an MFA in Writing for Children from Vermont College of Fine Arts, writes middle grade and young >>

Shadra Strickland
Shadra Strickland

Shadra Strickland is an award-winning illustrator. She won the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award >>

Shari Becker
Shari Becker

Shari Becker is an award-winning author who has a not-so-secret love affair with YA romance. Her first novel, The Stellow >>

Sharyn November
Sharyn November

Sharyn November is an American writer and an editor of books for children and teenagers. Until March 2016 she was >>

Sheila Turnage
Sheila Turnage

Newbery Honor winner Sheila Turnage writes mysteries for kids. She’s also a poet and a journalist. “I’ve written lots of >>

Chudney Agency
Steven Chudney

Steven founded The Chudney Agency in 2002, specializing in children’s books, after working more than fifteen years in book publishing >>