Faculty

Ashley Hope PérezMeet Ashley Hope PérezAuthor

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

Matthew CordellMeet Matthew CordellAuthor/Illustrator

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

Wiley BlevinsMeet Wiley BlevinsAuthor

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

Carol HinzMeet Carol HinzEditor

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

Darcy Pattison

Published in nine languages, children’s book author and writing teacher Darcy Pattison has been published with Harcourt, Philomel/Penguin, Harpercollins, Arbordale, >>

David Richardson
David Richardson

Besides working as a book buyer and accounts manager for The Blue Marble Children’s Bookstore, Dave Richardson is a former >>

Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Once upon a time, Debbie Ridpath Ohi was a computer programmer/analyst but hurled herself off the corporate cliff to embrace >>

Deborah Heiligman
Deborah Heiligman

Deborah Heiligman is the author of 31 books for children and teens. Her most recent book, VINCENT AND THEO: THE >>

Deborah Kovacs
Deborah Kovacs

Deborah Kovacs is editorial director of Walden Pond Press, a joint imprint of HarperCollins and Walden Media, specializing in middle-grade >>

Denise Fleming
Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming is the author/illustrator of many award-winning picture books. Fleming’s books are created in her signature style of pulp >>

Dian Curtis Regan
Dian Curtis Regan

Dian Curtis Regan is the author of 60 books for young readers, ranging from picture books to YA novels. Her >>

Don Tate
Don Tate

Don Tate is an award-winning author, and the illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children, including The Cart That Carried Martin >>

Doug Cushman
Doug Cushman

Doug Cushman has illustrated over 130 children’s books, many of which he wrote as well. His titles include mystery picture >>

Edith Campbell
Edith Campbell

Edith Campbell is an assistant Education Librarian in the Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University. Edith currently serves as >>

Eileen Robinson
Eileen Robinson

Eileen has helped many writers become first-time authors during her years at Scholastic. For almost ten years, she acquired, developed, >>

Elizabeth Partridge
Elizabeth Partridge

Elizabeth Partridge’s writing for young adults often focuses on politics, social justice, photography, and art. Her book, This Land was >>