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, THE STAR SHEPHERD, is available now from Sourcebooks Young Readers!

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Next Event

Feb
7
Fri
2020
all-day CCIRA Conference 2020 @ Denver Marriott Tech Center
CCIRA Conference 2020 @ Denver Marriott Tech Center
Feb 7 all-day
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).

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Appearances

Find out where I’ll be appearing in person in 2019!

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.

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).