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 >>

Christine Heppermann

Christine Heppermann is the author of Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty, which was selected as a 2014 Best >>

Cindy Kane
Cindy Kane

Cindy Kane began her career editing children’s books, rising to the position of Editorial Director at Dial Books for Young >>

Clara Gillow Clark
Clara Gillow Clark

Clara Gillow Clark is a critically acclaimed author of six novels of historical fiction for middle grade readers. In addition >>

Cori McCarthy
Cori McCarthy

Cori McCarthy is the author of four young adult novels: The Color of Rain, Breaking Sky, You Were Here, and >>

Cristina Moracho
Cristina Moracho

Cristina Moracho is the author of the novel Althea & Oliver (Viking Press) and has an MFA in Creative Writing >>

Cynthia Leitich Smith

Cynthia Leitich Smith is the New York Times and Publishers Weekly best-selling author of the award-winning Feral series, which includes >>

Cynthia Levinson
Cynthia Levinson

Cynthia Levinson is an author and presenter who writes nonfiction books and articles for and about young people, conducts writing >>

Darcy Pattison

Published in nine languages, children’s book author and writing teacher Darcy Pattison has been published with Harcourt, Philomel/Penguin, Harpercollins, Arbordale, >>

David Richardson
David Richardson

Besides working as a book buyer and accounts manager for The Blue Marble Children’s Bookstore, Dave Richardson is a former >>

David Saylor
David Saylor

David Saylor is vice-president and creative director for the Scholastic Trade Publishing Group and the founder of Scholastic’s ground-breaking graphic >>

Deborah Kovacs
Deborah Kovacs

Deborah Kovacs is editorial director of Walden Pond Press, a joint imprint of HarperCollins and Walden Media, specializing in middle-grade >>

Denise Fleming
Denise Fleming

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