Francisco X. Stork
I was born in Mexico and came to the United States with my adoptive father when I was nine-years-old. One of the things that helped me learn English and adapt to my new country was that I turned out to be good at playing tennis, even though I had neverRead More →Read more.
Shannon Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she learned—among other things—that she liked watching movies much better than making them. She’s studied art, screenwriting, and film production, but realized her real passion was writing stories for children. She’s the New York Times and USA Today bestselling authorRead More →Read more.
Z Brewer is the NYT bestselling author of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series, as well as The Slayer Chronicles series, Soulbound, The Cemetery Boys, The Blood Between Us, Madness, and more short stories than they can recall. When not making readers cry because they killed off a characterRead More →Read more.
Justina Ireland likes gummi bears, video games, and books where the dog doesn’t die. She is the author of Dread Nation and Lando’s Luck, A Star Wars Story. Author’s website: justinaireland.comRead more.
I don’t like the giant ocean crocodile in the new Jurassic Park movie trailer. It’s scary and now I’ll never go in the ocean again. I fear visiting the Pacific Northwest because of that story about a big earthquake coming, so every night I’m there I sleep in a helmetRead More →Read more.
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I love dogs. I try to put them in all my books. In fact, I decided to put my dog Rue (named after Rue in Hunger Games) in my new book, HOW I BECAME A SPY. I changed her name to Roo. And I couldn’t leave my other dog outRead More →Read more.
On my sixteenth birthday my mom threw me a surprise party and invited all the kids from school whose names were in my phone book…except they were all the cool upperclassmen boys who I had never actually met. My oldest friend – now known as the author Pseudonymous Bosch –Read More →Read more.
Sherri L. Smith
Sherri L. Smith is the award-winning author of seven novels for young adults and middle grade, including Flygirl, Orleans, and The Toymaker’s Apprentice. Her first nonfiction middle grade book, Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen will be in stores August 2018. Sherri has worked in film, animation, comic books, construction, andRead More →Read more.