Faculty

Eileen RobinsonMeet Eileen RobinsonEditor

Editor/Publisher Eileen Robinson loves the power of stories and helping authors revise.  She feels once the draft is done, the >>

Elizabeth EulbergMeet Elizabeth EulbergAuthor

Elizabeth Eulberg is not a detective (or so she claims). She is, however, the author of The Great Shelby Holmes >>

Peter JacobiMeet Peter P. JacobiJournalist/Professor

Peter is professor emeritus of journalism at Indiana University and a consultant with magazines and corporations, helping CEOs, writers, and >>

James RansomeMeet James RansomeAuthor/Illustrator

James E. Ransome is the award-winning illustrator of over 60 picture books. Awards for his illustrations include…

Kelly Starling Lyons
Kelly Starling Lyons

Kelly Starling Lyons is a children’s book author whose mission is to transform moments, memories and history into stories of >>

Kevin Lewis
Kevin Lewis

Kevin Lewis is an agent at the Erin Murphy Literary Agency. A twenty year veteran of children’s publishing; Kevin Lewis >>

Kristen Simmons
Kristen Simmons

Kristen Simmons is the critically acclaimed author of the Article 5 series, The Glass Arrow, Metaltown, and Pacifica.She has worked >>

Kristy Dempsey
Kristy Dempsey

Kristy Dempsey grew up in South Carolina and now works as a teacher-librarian in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, a bustling city >>

Lamar Giles
Lamar Giles

Lamar Giles writes novels and short stories for teens and adults. He is the author of the 2015 Edgar® Award Nominee Fake ID, the 2016 Edgar® >>

Larry Dane Brimner
Larry Dane Brimner

Larry Dane Brimner is the author of more than 200 fiction and nonfiction books for children. He is best known >>

Laura Ruby

Laura Ruby is the author of the YA novel Bone Gap, a National Book Award Finalist and Publisher’s Weekly Best >>

Laura Sibson
Laura Sibson

Raised in the Baltimore suburbs, Laura moved to Philadelphia for her undergraduate degree and then to Virginia and Texas for >>

Laurie Calkhoven
Laurie Calkhoven

Laurie Calkhoven is the author of more than 50 books for young readers ranging from award-winning nonfiction early readers to >>

Leah Henderson
Leah Henderson

Leah Henderson has always loved getting lost in stories. When she is not scribbling down her characters’ adventures, she is >>

Leda Schubert

Leda Schubert is the author of ten picture books, both fiction and non-fiction. Titles include Listen: How Pete Seegar Got >>

Lesa Cline-Ransome
Lesa Cline-Ransome

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s  first book  was the biography  Satchel Paige, an ALA Notable Book and a Bank Street College “Best Children’s >>