Bookable Authors: All

Seo Kim

Seo Kim received her MFA in Illustration Practice from Maryland Institute College of Art. A South Korean native, she divides her time between Busan and Baltimore. Seo lives with her family in Baltimore, Maryland, where she teaches illustration at Towson University. View →


Eric A. Kimmel

Eric A. Kimmel has been writing for children for more than 40 years. His 100-plus titles include such classics as Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock and The Chanukkah Guest. He lives in Portland, Oregon. View →


Leslie Kimmelman

Leslie Kimmelman is an award-winning author of dozens of books for children, both fiction and nonfiction. She lives in Ardsley, New York. View →

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Heather Ferranti Kinser

Writer Heather Ferranti Kinser lives with her family on the San Francisco Peninsula. Her title Small Matters: The Hidden Power of the Unseen won the Maryland Blue Crab Award. View →


Benjamin Klas

Benjamin Klas lives in Minnesota with his partner and their son. His work has appeared in literary magazines and a collection by LGBTQ authors. View →


Margy Burns Knight

Margy Burns Knight is a children’s book author and educator based in Maine. She received the National Education Association’s Author Illustrator Human and Civil Rights Award and the Children’s Africana Book Award for Africa Is Not a Country. View →


Jamie Korngold

Rabbi Jamie S. Korngold received ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and is the founder and spiritual leader of the Adventure Rabbi Program. She lives in Boulder, Colorado with her two daughters, Sadie and Ori. View →


Barbara Krasner

Barbara Krasner publishes the popular blog, The Whole Megillah: The Writer’s Resource for Jewish-Themed Story. She is the author of many articles, short stories, poems, and books. She lives in New Jersey and teaches in the English and History departments of New Jersey colleges and… View →

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Joe Kulka

Joe Kulka has written and illustrated My Crocodile Does Not Bite, Vacation’s Over! Return of the Dinosaurs, and the award-winning book Wolf’s Coming!. Joe lives in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. View →


Renée Kurilla

Renee Kurilla is an illustrator, dabbling author, and Lead Artist at FableVision Studios. She got her start in animation working as a character designer on the Discovery Kids TV adaptation of Time Warp Trio. She has since illustrated many books for kids including Margarita Engle’s View →


Kevin Kurtz

Kevin Kurtz has loved books, science, and nature since he was a kid. His first children’s book, A Day in the Salt Marsh, was published in 2007. He lives in Rochester, New York and continues to write books and do live and remote visits with schools around the country. View →


Ellen Labrecque

Ellen Labrecque has written more than 50 books for young children. She lives in Yardley, Pa. with her husband Jeff and two children, Sam and Juliet. She especially loves writing biographies and in her free time enjoys reading, traveling to new places, and running. View →


Deborah Lakritz

Deborah Lakritz is the author of several picture books including award-winning PJ Library selection, Say Hello, Lily. She can usually be found in a cozy cafe working on books for children of all ages. She and her husband live in Wisconsin where they raised five children. View →


Vanessa Lanang

Vanessa Lanang lives and writes in California near Los Angeles. View →


Wendy Hinote Lanier

Wendy Lanier is an author, teacher, and speaker who lives in Beaumont, Texas. She has written books for Lerner Books, Capstone Press, Lucent Books, and KidHaven Press. She also regularly contributes work to various magazines and websites. Wendy has a B.S. in Speech Communication… View →

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Irene Latham

Irene Latham is the author of more than a dozen current and forthcoming works of poetry, fiction, and picture books, including Charlotte Huck Honor Book Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship (co-written with Charles Waters) and the Caldecott Honor Book The Cat… View →


Sara Latta

Sara Latta has written several books for middle grade and YA readers, including Body 2.0: The Engineering Revolution in Medicine (Twenty-First Century Books, 2020); Black Holes: The Weird Science of the Most Mysterious Objects in the Universe (Twenty-First Century Books, 2018); Smash!… View →


Christine Layton

Christine Layton is an author of nonfiction for upper elementary readers. Her work has appeared in magazines, games, and assessments. She is based in Colorado. View →


Tami Lehman-Wilzig

Tami Lehman-Wilzig is an award-winning author of 14 picture books, including Keeping The Promise and Soosie, The Horse That Saved Shabbat. Born in America, she lives in Kfar Saba, Israel, with her husband, where she shares her love of stories with her grandchildren. View →