Michelle Cusolito

Special Guest
Michelle Cusolito is the award-winning author of Flying Deep: Climb Inside Deep-Sea Submersible Alvin and Diving Deep: Using Machines to Explore the Ocean. Flying Deep was a Kirkus Best Book and an NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book. Michelle recently joined a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution research expedition to the North Atlantic where she worked as a Science Communicator and completed field research for a forthcoming book called A Window into the Ocean Twilight Zone: Twenty-Four Days of Science at Sea. Michelle has been facilitating workshops on school visits since 2013 and maintains a Facebook group called “Create Engaging School Visits.” She is also an adjunct instructor in Simmons University’s MFA program, Writing for Children and Young Adults.