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 >>

Lindsay Barrett George

Lindsay Barrett George was born in the West Indies and grew up in New Jersey. She received a BFA degree >>

Lisa Cinelli
Lisa Cinelli

Lisa Cinelli is an award-winning painter, childrenʼs book author/illustrator and a Teaching Artist. She is happiest exploring story ideas, experimenting >>

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 >>

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 >>

Micol Ostow

Micol Ostow has been writing professionally since 2004, and in that time has written and/or ghostwritten over 40 works for >>

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 >>

Miranda Paul
Miranda Paul

Miranda Paul is an award-winning picture book author. In addition to more than 50 short stories, articles, and poems for >>

M.T. Anderson

Tobin (M.T.) Anderson (Boston, MA) is a nationally known writer. His two historical novels, The Pox Party and The Kingdom >>

Nancy Werlin

Nancy Werlin is the author of nine young-adult novels that range from contemporary realism to mystery to fantasy. Her books >>

Natalia Remis
Natalia Remis

Natalia Remis is an Associate Editor at Scholastic Press and the Blue Sky Press, imprints of Scholastic Inc. One of >>

Nicole Valentine
Nicole Valentine

Nicole Valentine holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is >>