Christine Heppermann is the author of the YA poetry collection Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty and the novel-in-verse Ask Me How I Got Here, both of which were YALSA Best Books for Young Adults and Amelia Bloomer Project Recommended Feminist Literature selections. Her upcoming experimental novel-in-verse What Goes Up, scheduled for publication by Greenwillow/HarperCollins in 2020, takes place over the course of a single morning and is about family, friendship, betrayal, mushroom hunting, spore print art, and whether or not to get out of bed. A long-time book reviewer, she currently reviews young adult literature for the Chicago Tribune. She lives with her family in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Listen to an interview with Christine on the Highlights Foundation’s podcast, Into the Words.
October 3, 2020