Faculty

Meet Sarah AronsonAuthor

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

Harold UnderdownMeet Harold UnderdownEditor

Harold is an author and independent children’s book editor who works with authors and publishers. Harold enjoys teaching, and in that role >>

Andrea LoneyMeet Andrea LoneyAuthor

Andrea J. Loney’s picture book Bunnybear (Albert Whitman & Company) is about a bear who believes in his heart that >>

Tod OlsonMeet Tod OlsonAuthor

Tod Olson is author of the narrative nonfiction series Lost and the historical fiction series How to Get Rich. He >>

Harold Underdown
Harold Underdown

Harold is an author and independent children’s book editor who works with authors and publishers. Harold enjoys teaching, and in that role >>

Heather Alexander
Heather Alexander

Heather is an independent book editor with ten years of experience working with authors and artists in children’s book publishing >>

Heidi Stemple
Heidi Stemple

Heidi didn’t want to be a writer when she grew up. In fact, after she graduated from college, she became >>

Jan Cheripko
Jan Cheripko

Jan Cheripko is the author of seven books for children and young adults, including the award-winning YA novel, Imitate the >>

Jan Fields

Jan Fields had her first brush with educational publishing when an editor happened upon her webpage and asked if she’d >>

Jennifer Swanson
Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson is a self-professed science geek and the author of over twenty-five nonfiction and fiction books. She is the >>

Joyce Hostetter
Joyce Hostetter

Joyce Hostetter’s historical novels have been applauded for their rich language, southern atmosphere, precise tone, and believable situations. Joyce knows >>

Judy Schachner
Judy Schachner

Judy Schachner was born into an Irish Catholic working class family from New England. Money was as tight as their >>

Julie Dao
Julie Dao

Julie C. Dao is a proud Vietnamese-American who was born in upstate New York. She studied medicine in college, but >>

K.L. Going
K.L. Going

K.L. Going is the award winning author of numerous books for children and teens. Her first novel, Fat Kid Rules >>

Kathryn Erskine
Kathryn Erskine

Kathy spent fifteen years as a lawyer before turning to her first love: writing. She was lucky to work with >>

Kelly Starling Lyons
Kelly Starling Lyons

Kelly Starling Lyons is a children’s book author whose mission is to transform moments, memories and history into stories of >>