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, >>

Marilisa Jiménez García
Marilisa Jiménez García

Marilisa Jiménez García is an interdisciplinary scholar specializing in Latino/a literature and culture. Particularly interested in the intersections of race, >>

Mary Colgan
Mary Colgan

Mary Colgan is the former senior editor at Boyds Mills Press, where she acquired and edited picture books, chapter books, >>

Mary Winn Heider
Mary Winn Heider

Mary Winn Heider is the author of the upcoming debut middle grade book The Mortification of Fovea Munson from Disney/Hyperion >>

Matthew Cordell
Matthew Cordell

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

Matthew Winner
Matthew Winner

Matthew Winner is an elementary school librarian living in Howard County, Maryland. He is the host of The Children’s Book Podcast >>

Megan Atwood
Megan Atwood

M.C Atwood is an author of books for young readers and young adults. She was a children’s book editor for >>

Melanie Crowder
Melanie Crowder

Melanie Crowder is the acclaimed author of several books for young readers, including Audacity, Three Pennies, An Uninterrupted View of the >>

Melanie Hall
Melanie Hall

Melanie is a children’s book illustrator, fine artist, and college professor. She has called the Hudson Valley home for more >>

Melissa Sweet
Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet has illustrated over 100 books as well as many toys, puzzles, games for eeBoo. Her work has been >>

Melissa Wyatt
Melissa Wyatt

Melissa Wyatt is the author of two young adult novels, Funny How Things Change, named to the YALSA BBYA and >>

Michele Weisman
Michele Weisman

Michele Weisman founded Meet the Writers after twenty-five years engaged in product development with some of the most respected names >>

Mike Curato
Mike Curato

Mike Curato is the author and illustrator of everyone’s favorite polka-dotted elephant, Little Elliot. His debut title, Little Elliot, Big >>