I'm an author of picture book, middle grade, and young adult stories. I believe in the power of kids. I believe in kids' innate curiosity, enthusiasm, honesty, courage, compassion, and bottomless hope.
"It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face
a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less
cruel and heartless." ~ L.R. Knost
I'm an author and illustrator. A weaver of yarns. A social justice bard. Also, a complete dork. But I make stories for the best people in the world!
When I'm not doing that, you'll probably find me weaving on a loom, watching Star Trek (TNG or DS9), gaming, or baking blue-ribbon cakes.
I'm a member of SCBWI, the 12x12 Picture Book Forum, #PBChat, and #QueerKidLit. I'm also a mom of two small kiddos.