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 >>

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen is the author of over 40 books for children. Her books have been named to the Junior Library >>

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Susan Campbell Bartoletti is an award-winning author of picture books, novels, and nonfiction for children, including the Newbery Honor book >>

Suzanne Bloom

Suzanne Bloom is the author/illustrator of many books for children, including A Splendid Friend, Indeed, which received an inaugural Theodore >>

Tim Gillner
Tim Gillner

As an art director for Boyds Mills Press, Tim works on designing children’s books, ancillary products, and promotional materials. Tim >>

Tina Wexler

Tina Wexler is a literary agent at ICM Partners, representing authors in the children’s and adult marketplace, with a focus >>

Tony Medina
Tony Medina

Tony Medina, two-time winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People (DeShawn Days and I and I, Bob >>

Tracey Baptiste
Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste is a YA editor at Rosen Publishing where she works on all kinds of nonfiction books for kids. >>

Uma Krishnaswami
Uma Krishnaswami

Uma Krishnaswami is the author of more than twenty books for children, from picture books through novels for young readers. >>

Varian Johnson
Varian Johnson

Varian Johnson is the author of six novels, including the Jackson Greene middle-grade series. The first novel in the series, >>