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, >>

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 >>

Tamar Mays
Tamar Mays

Tamar Mays joined HarperCollins in 2005 to run Harper’s renowned I Can Read program. Previously she was a bookseller, a >>

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 Dubois
Tina Dubois

Tina Dubois is a literary agent at ICM Partners, specializing in middle grade and young adult fiction. Noteworthy titles include >>

Tod Olson
Tod Olson

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

Varian Johnson
Varian Johnson

Varian Johnson is the author of six novels, including the Jackson Greene middle-grade series. The first novel in the series, >>

Wiley Blevins
Wiley Blevins

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

Yesenia Flores Diaz
Yesenia Flores Díaz

Yesenia Flores Díaz credits her parents and elementary school librarian for cultivating a love of reading. She won the 2016 >>