His short fiction and non-fiction have appeared in a Laura Geringer Bass is the author of more than 20 books for young people, including “A Three Hat Day,” illustrated by Arnold Lobel, an ALA Notable Book, and “Sign of the Qin,” an ALA Best Book.
As publisher of the award-winning Laura Geringer Books, she has collaborated with many celebrated authors and illustrators.
Denny was a 2016 RWA Golden Heart finalist in historical romance and a 2014 Golden Heart] winner Marcia Butler’s nationally acclaimed memoir, “The Skin Above My Knee,” was one of The Washington Post’s “Top 10 Noteworthy Moments in Classical Music in 2017.” She was chosen as 2017 notable debut author in 35 Over 35.
Her work has been published in Literary Hub, PANK Magazine, Psychology Today, Aspen Ideas Magazine, Catapult, Bio-Stories and Winifred Conkling is an award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction for young readers, including her most recent, “Votes for Women!
: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot,” as well as “Radioactive!
: How Irène Curie & Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World,” “Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson’s Flight from Slavery,” Rachel Cooper is a freelance writer and author with extensive knowledge of the Washington, D. Her books include “60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Washington, D.
Scott Douglass grew up in Pittsburgh and lives in Charlotte, N. His poetry has appeared in places such as The Asheville Poetry Review, Gargoyle, Iodine Poetry Journal, Midwest Review, North American Review, San Pedro River Review and Slipstream. A frequent speaker at the Festival, John will talk Julia Fine is author of “What Should Be Wild.” She teaches writing at De Paul University and is a recent graduate of Columbia College Chicago’s MFA program.
His books include, “Auditioning for Heaven,” “Balancing on Two Wheels,” “Steel Womb Revisited,” Stephanie Dray is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of historical women’s fiction, whose work includes “America’s First Daughter.” Her latest book is “My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton,” which she co-authored with Laura Kamoie. He served in three presidential administrations, including being appointed a deputy undersecretary for international affairs at the U. She grew up in Chevy Chase, Md., and now lives in Chicago with her husband and son.She’s been a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal, lived in Ukraine and Albania, slept in more airports than she can count and is now happily ensconced in Washington, D. Her writing has appeared in Matthew Betley spent 10 years as a Marine officer and was trained as a scout sniper platoon commander, an infantry officer, and a ground intelligence officer.His experience includes deployments to Djibouti after September 11, and Iraq, prior to the surge. Fremont and the Violent Election of 1856” and “America 1844: Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation,” and Mark Bittman is the author of 20 acclaimed books, including the “How to Cook Everything” series, the award-winning “Food Matters,” and The New York Times #1 bestseller, “VB6: Eat Vegan Before .” For more than two decades, his popular and compelling stories appeared in the Times, where he was ultimately the lead food writer for Fred Bowen was a Little Leaguer who loved to read.Her debut novel, “The Madonnas of Leningrad,” was a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a #1 Booksense Pick, a Booklist Top 10 Novel, and an American Library Association Notable Book of the Year. Scott Fitzgerald Story Award, a VCCA fellowship and grants from the Maryland State Arts Council. “The Stolen Child” was named as a “Best Book of the Year” by Amazon.com, Borders Original Voices, Library Journal, The Washington Post, St. Esposito holds academic John Feinstein is the author of 35 books, including two #1 New York Times best-sellers: “A Season on the Brink” and “A Good Walk Spoiled.” He is also the author of 10 kids mysteries.Best-selling author Ross King Jane Delury’s fiction has appeared in Narrative, The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, The Yale Review and Glimmer Train. Her novel, “The Balcony,” is forthcoming in March 2018. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kansas City Star, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Locus magazine M. His first young adult mystery, “Last Shot,” won the Edgar Allen Poe Award.In a 150-year-old diary of a German forester, she discovered the case of a 19th century German assassin, who killed the mayor of Bönnigheim, Germany, in 1835, then fled to America where he had Sarah Albee is The New York Times best-selling author of more than 100 books for kids, ranging from preschool through middle grade.