Faculty

Elise BroachMeet Elise BroachAuthor

Elise Broach is the author of more than twenty books for young readers, ranging from board books to young adult >>

Larry Dane BrimnerMeet Larry Dane BrimnerAuthor

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

Salina YoonMeet Salina YoonAuthor/Illustrator

Salina Yoon is the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of over 160 books for children, with over 3.5 million >>

Varian JohnsonMeet Varian JohnsonAuthor

Varian Johnson is the author of six novels, including the Jackson Greene middle-grade series. The first novel in the series, >>

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 >>

Leslie Helakoski

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

Lila Quintero Weaver
Lila Quintero Weaver

Lila Quintero Weaver is the author of a children’s novel, My Year in the Middle (Candlewick Press, 2018). Previously, she >>

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 >>

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 >>

Marie O'Neill
Marie O’Neill

Marie O’Neill is Creative Director for editorial at Highlights for Children, where she leads the overall design sensibility for all children’s products published or licensed under the Highlights brand and its imprints.

Marilisa Jiménez García
Marilisa Jiménez García

Marilisa Jiménez García is an interdisciplinary scholar specializing in Latino/a literature and culture. Particularly interested in the intersections of race, >>

Mary Colgan
Mary Colgan

Mary Colgan is the Senior Editor at Boyds Mills Press, acquiring and editing picture books, chapter books, middle grade and >>

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 >>