Faculty

Carmen OliverMeet Carmen OliverAuthor

Carmen Oliver is the author of the picture book Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies of which Kirkus said, “Children >>

Chris TebbettsMeet Chris TebbettsAuthor

Chris Tebbetts is the author and co-author of many books for young readers. Titles include the #1 New York Times >>

Mitali PerkinsMeet Mitali PerkinsAuthor

Mitali Perkins has written many novels for young readers, including Rickshaw Girl (chosen by the New York Public Library as one of >>

Grace LinMeet Grace LinAuthor

Before Grace Lin was an award-winning and NY Times bestselling author/illustrator of picture books, early readers and middle grade novels, >>

A.M. Jenkins
A.M. Jenkins

A.M. (Amanda) Jenkins is the author of six YA novels, including the Printz Honor Book Repossessed and the Los Angeles >>

Alisa Alering
Alisa Alering

Originally trained as a librarian, Alisa loves tracking down the details behind her stories. As editor of Science Node (sciencenode.org), >>

Alison Green Myers
Alison Green Myers

Alison Green Myers wanted to join the circus. She wanted to train tigers. She wanted to jump through fire. She >>

Amy Rose Capetta
Amy Rose Capetta

Amy Rose Capetta is an author of YA fantasy, sci-fi, and mystery. Her first novel, Entangled, was a BEA Buzz >>

An Na
An Na

An Na was born in South Korea and grew up in San Diego, California. She is the author of three >>

Andi Diehn
Andi Diehn

Andi Diehn is a writer and editor with a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont >>

Andrea Loney
Andrea Loney

Andrea J. Loney’s picture book Bunnybear (Albert Whitman & Company) is about a bear who believes in his heart that >>

Andrew Karre
Andrew Karre

Andrew is executive editor at Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House, focusing on YA and >>

Anna-Marie McLemore
Anna-Marie McLemore

Anna-Marie McLemore (she/her) was born in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and taught by her family to hear >>

Anne Ursu
Anne Ursu

Anne Ursu is the author of several books for young readers and is the 2013 recipient of the McKnight Fellowship >>

Ashley Hope Pérez
Ashley Hope Pérez

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

Ashley Wolff

Ashley Wolff has been a visual artist since she declared herself one at the age of five. She grew up >>