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Jessica Walsh

Jessica Walsh is an Instructional Specialist in suburban Chicago. She has been an ELA and Social Studies teacher for 14 years. Jessica is a strong advocate for equity in education and literacy access for all.

Nafiza Azad

Nafiza Azad is a self-identified island girl. She has hurricanes in her blood and dreams of a time she can exist solely on mangoes and pineapple. Born in Lautoka, Fiji, she currently resides in BC, Canada where she reads too many books, watches too many Kdramas and writes stories about girls taking over the world. […]

Rob Bittner

Rob Bittner enjoys baking, wine, and horror movies, and can often be found reading books for some committee or other. He is currently a teacher and researcher at the University of British Columbia, and he lives rather happily in British Columbia with his husband and a turtle named Fluffy.

Jordan Bishop

Jordan works on the marketing and editorial teams at a nonprofit organization by day and blogs at The Heart of a Book Blogger by night. She is a graduate of the Denver Publishing Institute.

Mae Respicio

Mae Respicio writes heartwarming middle grade fiction. Her novel, THE HOUSE THAT LOU BUILT (out now), won an APALA Honor Award, was an NPR Best Book, and named to many state reading and “best of” lists. Her upcoming books are ANY DAY WITH YOU (out May 5, 2020!) and EVERYTHING STARTS WITH NOTHING (2021). Find […]