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, >>

Aubrey Poole
Aubrey Poole

Aubrey Poole is an editor at Hachette’s JIMMY Patterson Books imprint, acquiring middle grade and young adult projects. She is >>

Barbara Kerley
Barbara Kerley

Barbara Kerley is the award-winning author of numerous nonfiction picture books, including The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy), a Publishers >>

Bethany Hegedus
Bethany Hegedus

Bethany Hegedus’ books include the award-winning Grandfather Gandhi and the newly released Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story, both >>

Bobbie Combs
Bobbie Combs

Bobbie has spent over 30 years exploring every corner of the children’s book publishing industry. Her career has taken her >>

Bridget O'Brien
Bridget O’Brien

Bridget O’Brien is an Associate Editor at ABDO. She works with new and experienced authors on original middle grade chapter >>

Carmen Oliver
Carmen Oliver

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

Carol Baldwin
Carol Baldwin

Carol Baldwin’s most recent book is Teaching the Story: Fiction Writing in Grades 4-8 (Maupin House, 2008). She is working >>

Carol Hinz
Carol Hinz

Carol Hinz is Editorial Director of Millbrook Press, a division of Lerner Publishing Group. She oversees a range of picture books and >>

Carole Boston Weatherford
Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford is an award-winning author of children’s books, including Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library (SCBWI Golden >>

Carolyn Yoder
Carolyn P. Yoder

Carolyn is currently senior editor of Calkins Creek Books, the U.S. history imprint of Boyds Mills Press and a freelance >>

Catherine Frank
Catherine Frank

Catherine Frank is the owner of Catherine Frank Editorial Services, an editorial consultancy specializing in children’s literature and publishing. A >>

Christine Heppermann

Christine Heppermann is the author of Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty, which was selected as a 2014 Best >>