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 >>

Jan Cheripko
Jan Cheripko

Jan Cheripko is the author of seven books for children and young adults, including the award-winning YA novel, Imitate the >>

Jan Fields

Jan Fields had her first brush with educational publishing when an editor happened upon her webpage and asked if she’d >>

Jennifer Jacobson
Jennifer Jacobson

Jennifer is the author of many books for children including the early-reader series Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores >>

Jennifer Swanson
Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson is a self-professed science geek and the author of over twenty-five nonfiction and fiction books. She is the >>

Jillian Sullivan
Jillian Sullivan

Jillian Sullivan has written young adult novels, collections of short stories, picture books, a book on mythology, a book on >>

Jim Hill
Jim Hill

Flaming Snot Rockets! Jim holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine >>

Jordan Brown
Jordan Brown

Jordan Brown is an executive editor with Walden Pond Press and Balzer + Bray, two imprints at HarperCollins Children’s Books.

Joyce Hostetter
Joyce Hostetter

Joyce Hostetter’s historical novels have been applauded for their rich language, southern atmosphere, precise tone, and believable situations. Joyce knows >>

Judy Schachner
Judy Schachner

Judy Schachner was born into an Irish Catholic working class family from New England. Money was as tight as their >>

Julie Berry
Julie Berry

Julie Berry is the author of the 2017 Printz Honor and Los Angeles Times Book Prize shortlisted novel The Passion >>

Julie Dao
Julie Dao

Julie C. Dao is a proud Vietnamese-American who was born in upstate New York. She studied medicine in college, but >>

K.L. Going
K.L. Going

K.L. Going is the award winning author of numerous books for children and teens. Her first novel, Fat Kid Rules >>