Faculty

Tod OlsonMeet Tod OlsonAuthor

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

Joyce HostetterMeet Joyce HostetterAuthor

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

Crystal AllenMeet Crystal AllenAuthor

Crystal Allen is the author of several middle grade novels: How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy (Balzer and >>

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 >>

Peter Jacobi
Peter P. Jacobi

Peter is professor emeritus of journalism at Indiana University and a consultant with magazines and corporations, helping CEOs, writers, and >>

Rebecca Davis
Rebecca Davis

Rebecca M. Davis is a senior editor for Boyds Mills Press and for WordSong, the only imprint in the United >>

Rebecca Kai Dotlich

Rebecca is an author and poet whose poetry appears in many award-winning collections, in dozens of anthologies and textbooks, and >>

Rich Wallace
Rich Wallace

Rich Wallace is the author of many award-winning books for boys, ranging from his debut YA novel, Wrestling Sturbridge, to his popular sports series, The Winning Season and Kickers. He spent many years as an editor at Highlights for Children magazine…

Rob Costello

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

Rubin Pfeffer
Rubin Pfeffer

Rubin Pfeffer is a veteran of the children’s and adult trade industry. He has served as President and Publisher of >>

Salina Yoon
Salina Yoon

Salina Yoon is the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of over 160 books for children, with over 3.5 million >>

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

Since Sarah Aronson was dared to write, she has earned an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from >>

Shadra Strickland
Shadra Strickland

Shadra Strickland is an award-winning illustrator who studied, design, writing, and illustration at Syracuse University and later went on to >>

Steve Sheinkin
Steve Sheinkin

Steve Sheinkin is the award-winning author of exciting books on American history for young adults, including Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and >>

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 >>