About Me

I'm an author and arts administrator living in New England with my family and pugs. I'm also a caffeine addict and voracious reader. My latest middle grade fantasy novel, HOLLOW DOLLS, is available now from Sourcebooks Young Readers!

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Find out where I’ll be appearing in person in 2020!

If you’d like me to visit your school or library, please see the School & Library Visits page for details. I’m also available to speak at workshops, conferences, book clubs, and other events.  To arrange a school visit, please contact my agent Suzie Townsend at New Leaf Literary & Media. For all other appearances, please fill out this form.

Visit the Online Appearances page for a list of my interviews, guest posts, and group blogs.

May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Silver Unicorn
Come see me and Monica Tesler (the Bounders series) at the The Silver Unicorn in Acton, MA!
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
I’ll be signing THE STAR SHEPHERD with co-author Dan Haring at the Sourcebooks booth!
Jun 22 – Jun 24 all-day Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Marstons Mills Public Library
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm Books on the Square
Come see me and Sarah Jean Horwitz (DARK LORD CLEMENTINE) at Books on the Square in Providence!
Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm Toadstool Bookshop
Join me to celebrate the launch of my next book, HOLLOW DOLLS (the start of a companion series to SHADOW WEAVER), at the Toadstool Bookshop in my hometown of Nashua, NH!
Feb 7 all-day Denver Marriott Tech Center
I’ll be presenting a session at the CCIRA conference on Leveraging Children’s Books to Teach Creative Writing, and will also be doing a signing (details TBA).
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
May 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom
Join me and authors Anna Staniszewski (THE WONDER OF WILDFLOWERS) and Rajani LaRocca (MIDSUMMER’S MAYHEM) as we discuss telling magical stories! Hosted by Annie’s Book Stop in Worcester, MA. This is an online panel, and you will need[...]