Carol Williams

Carol Williams has a long history of writing: ad agency copywriter, healthcare content wordsmith, insurance marketing scribe — you name it, she’s written a ton of it. She’s also managed to raise two children, edit picture books and create lots of her own stories for kids along the way. Carol lives in Ohio with her…

Rebecca J. Gomez

Ever since I was old enough to hold a pen in my awkward 5-year-old fingers, I have loved putting my thoughts down on paper in the form of poetry. When I was very young, I wrote about childish things like climbing trees and scraping my knees. As I lived through adolescence, I wrote about love…

Tiffany Brownlee

Tiffany Brownlee is a graduate from Xavier University of Louisiana working as a middle school English teacher in the New Orleans area. She has been writing stories since childhood and won her first creative writing award in second grade. Wrong in All the Right Ways, a YA retelling of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, mark’s her…

Laura Wareck

Laura Wareck is a young adult author, writer, and communications professional, who currently serves as the director of media relations for Simmons University. Previously, she was a journalist and worked at one of the largest public affairs firms in New England, O’Neill, and Associates, where she provided public relations, crisis communications, and media outreach services.…

Heather Powell

Heather Powell is a stay-at-home-mom turned book boyfriend connoisseur. She’s married to her high school sweetheart, a mom to three girls, and in her spare time you can find her with her head buried in her Kindle, guzzling down copious amounts of coffee. Heather graduated from Black Hawk College in 2003 and currently writes Adult…

Donovan Diaz

Donovan Diaz is a professional illustrator, muralist, and character designer born in Hayward, California, and currently based in San Diego. At a young age, his fascination for comics and graphic novels like “Bone,” written by Jeff Smith, helped awaken his imagination and creativity. During his studies at Delta College for Business and Marketing, he realized…

Shelly Swann

Shelly is an illustrator and graphic novel artist born in Ohio and currently based in San Diego, California. She became a first-generation graduate in 2020 and received a BA in English Literature from California State University, East Bay. Her artworks were recently showcased in the Renegade Feedings Fundraiser for the Unhoused Community Art Show in…

Tatiana Gardel

Tatiana Gardel is a Brazilian author-illustrator and a teaching artist based in New York City. She graduated with both degrees in Fine Arts and Art Education in Rio de Janeiro. She started her career as a fine artist, and while exploring other ways to express her creativity, she found a passion for storytelling and illustration.…

Kate Pellerin

Kate Pellerin is a bilingual Canadian illustrator who goes by Poopikat. During her childhood, she would often take long road trips with her parents between Ontario and Québec. To pass the time during these trips, she would frequently imagine her own crazy stories filled with fantastic creatures and magic as if it was happening live…

Courtney P. Lovett

Courtney P. Lovett is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, with a BFA in Visual Arts. Courtney utilizes her artistic skillset for a variety of mediums and artistic disciplines, including illustration, character design, animation, graphic design, and motion graphics. As a freelancer, this has allowed her to work with authors and illustrate…