Faculty

Ashley Hope PérezMeet Ashley Hope PérezAuthor

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

Matthew CordellMeet Matthew CordellAuthor/Illustrator

Matthew Cordell has illustrated many books for children including works of poetry, novels, and picture books including The Only Fish >>

Wiley BlevinsMeet Wiley BlevinsAuthor

Wiley has worked in publishing for almost 30 years. He has written several early readers, such as Max Has a >>

Carol HinzMeet Carol HinzEditor

Carol Hinz is Editorial Director of Millbrook Press, a division of Lerner Publishing Group. She oversees a range of picture books and >>

Sandra K Athans
Sandra K. Athans

Sandra K. Athans is a National Board Certified practicing literacy specialist with over fifteen years of experience teaching at the >>

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 >>

Sarah Perillo
Sarah Perillo

Sarah Perillo is the Foreign Rights Manager at Curtis Brown, Ltd. She handles translation rights for the agency’s adult and >>

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 >>

Steven Salpeter
Steven Salpeter

Steven Salpeter is an Associate Agent at Curtis Brown, Ltd., where he works on a wide range of fiction 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 >>

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 >>

Tod Olson
Tod Olson

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

Wiley Blevins
Wiley Blevins

Wiley has worked in publishing for almost 30 years. He has written several early readers, such as Max Has a >>