Faculty

Julie DaoMeet Julie DaoAuthor

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

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 >>

K.L. GoingMeet K.L. GoingAuthor

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

Andrew KarreMeet Andrew KarreEditor

Andrew is executive editor at Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House, focusing on YA and >>

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 >>

Leslie Helakoski

Leslie Helakoski is the author and sometimes illustrator of 12 picture books. Her newest additions are Ready Or Not, Woolbur >>

Linda Camacho
Linda Camacho

Linda Camacho joined Prospect Agency in 2015 after a decade in publishing. After graduating from Cornell University, Linda interned at >>

Linda Epstein
Linda Epstein

Linda Epstein is an agent at Emerald City Literary. She represents picture books, middle grade and young adult novels, and >>

Linda Sue Park
Linda Sue Park

Linda Sue Park has been writing stories for as long as she can remember. She was nine years old when >>