In 2013, I enrolled in graduate school at Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children and Young Adults Program. Although I initially was interested in writing only picture books, the teachers encouraged me to begin a novel and turn in the first 20 pages for workshop. That first workshop manuscript ended up
Besides writing and illustrating, I also enjoy giving Skype and Zoom visits.
I’ve done a variety of presentations for students, ranging from kindergarten through college.
For elementary visits, my presentations tend to be 30 minutes that include a slide show, a reading from the book, some drawing time, and a Q & A.
If you’re interested in having me speak to your students, please get in touch with me on the Contact page.