Faculty

Susan Campbell BartolettiMeet Susan Campbell BartolettiAuthor

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

James RansomeMeet James RansomeIllustrator

James E. Ransome is the award-winning illustrator of over 60 picture books. He has been illustrating books, book jackets, greeting cards and magazines for over 25 years. Awards for his illustrations include…

Eileen SpinelliMeet Eileen SpinelliPoet

Eileen is an award-winning author and poet whose work includes the 1991 Christopher Award winner, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch. >>

Elizabeth HardingMeet Elizabeth HardingAgent

Elizabeth Harding represents authors and illustrators of picture books, middle-grade and young adult fiction. She started at the agency almost >>

Ashley Hope Pérez
Ashley Hope Pérez

Ashley Hope Pérez is the author of three novels: Out of Darkness (2015), The Knife and the Butterfly (2012), and >>

Ashley Wolff

Ashley Wolff has been a visual artist since she declared herself one at the age of five. She grew up >>

Aubrey Poole
Aubrey Poole

Aubrey Poole is an editor at Hachette’s JIMMY Patterson Books imprint, acquiring middle grade and young adult projects. She is >>

Bess Cozby
Bess Cozby

Bess Cozby writes epic stories in expansive worlds from her tiny apartment in New York City. By day, she’s an >>

Bethany Hegedus
Bethany Hegedus

Bethany Hegedus’ books include the award-winning Grandfather Gandhi and the newly released Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story, both >>

Carmen Oliver
Carmen Oliver

Carmen Oliver is the author of picture book Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies about which Kirkus said, “Children will >>

Carol Hinz

Carol Hinz is Editorial Director of Millbrook Press, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. She oversees and edits a >>

Carolyn Yoder
Carolyn P. Yoder

Carolyn is currently senior editor of Calkins Creek Books, the U.S. history imprint of Boyds Mills Press and a freelance >>

Cecilia Yung
Cecilia Yung

Cecilia Yung is art director and vice president at Penguin Books for Young Readers where she oversees illustration and design >>

Channing Kaiser
Channing Kaiser

Channing Kaiser is the editorial assistant at Highlights magazine. An alumna of the University of Pittsburgh and New York University’s >>

Cheryl Klein
Cheryl Klein

Cheryl Klein is the editorial director at Lee and Low Books. She is also the author of The Magic Words: >>

Chris Tebbetts

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