Bookable Authors: All

Liz Prince

Liz Prince is the Ignatz Award-winning author of Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed? (Top Shelf Productions, 2005), the world’s cutest relationship comic. She is a regular columist for Razorcake magazine, has drawn covers and stories for the wildly popular Adventure Time… View →

 

Kiki Prottsman

Kiki Prottsman is a computer science educator, as well as the author of several books, including Computational Thinking and Coding for Every Student, My First Coding Book, How to Be a Coder, and Disney’s Coding with Anna and Elsa. In her spare time, Kiki runs an educational YouTube View →

 
Vitaliy Piltser

Karen Cherro Quiñones

Karen Cherro Quiñones became interested in the early history of New York City while working in the Wall Street area where many sites dating to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries can still be seen. She eventually left her corporate career to become a full-time historian. Her… View →

 

NoNieqa Ramos

Raised in the Boogie Down Bronx, NoNieqa Ramos is an educator and literary activist. She wrote the young adult novel The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary and the picture book Hair Story. She believes Halloween is a lifestyle, not a holiday. If you’re in Virginia, you might catch… View →

 

Calvin Alexander Ramsey

Calvin Alexander Ramsey, Atlanta-based playwright, photographer, and folk art painter, grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and Roxboro, North Carolina. In addition to having been a year-round resident of Martha’s Vineyard, Calvin has a passion for travel and has lived in New York City; View →

 

Candice Ransom

Candice Ransom is the author of 150 books for children. She holds an MFA from Vermont College and an MA in children’s literature from Hollins University. She currently teaches in Hollins University’s graduate program in children’s literature. View →

 

Amariah Rauscher

Amariah Rauscher is the illustrator of the popular Princess Truly series. When she isn’t painting, Amariah can usually be found reading a book. She lives in Illinois with her family. View →

 

Sarah Richman

Sarah Richman is a writer, author, and poet based in Washington, DC, where she helps run a magic shop and writing center. Her work is published across the United States and Scotland. She likes good tea and bad jokes, and believes that well-told stories can change the world. View →

 

Charlotte Riley-Webb

Charlotte Riley-Webb, a professional visual artist with a career that spans more than 40 years, resides in the Atlanta area. Find her online at www.charlotterileywebb.com. View →

 

Caryn Rivadeneira

Caryn Rivadeneira dreamed of two things as a kid: being a writer and having lots of dogs. Both came true. Caryn and her rescued pit bull live in the Chicago suburbs. View →

 
©Ann Sanfedele

Trina Robbins

Writer and feminist herstorian Trina Robbins has been writing books, comics, and graphic novels for over 30 years. Her most recent books are The Brinkley Girls (Fantagraphics) and Forbidden City: the Golden Age of Chinese Nightclubs (Hampton Press). Her newest graphic novel is the… View →

 

James Roland

James Roland is a lifelong journalist who found his niche covering education and health. In his spare time, he loves writing books for children. James lives in Sarasota, Florida, with his wife and three children. They are all history and Scrabble buffs who love to gather at the table,… View →

 

Lorraine Roscoe

Lorraine Roscoe is an author of books for children and young adults. She currently lives in Pennsylvania. View →

 
Photo by Will Shively

Michael J. Rosen

Michael J. Rosen is the acclaimed author of some three dozen books for children of all ages (and even more for grown-ups!), including The Cuckoo’s Haiku and Other Poems for Birders; Our Farm: Four Seasons with Five Kids on One Famiy’s Farm (which he both wrote and illustrated with some… View →

 
Photo provided by the author.

Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum

Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum has an MA from Bank Street College of Education, and lives in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, with her husband and kids. Her previous children’s books include A Grandma Like Yours/A Grandpa Like Yours. View →

 

Betsy R. Rosenthal

Before Betsy R. Rosenthal was a writer, she was a civil rights lawyer. She lives with her husband and three children in Pacific Palisades, California. To learn more about Betsy, visit her at www.BetsyRosenthal.com. View →

 

Shelley Rotner

Shelley Rotner is a noted freelance photojournalist, whose work has appeared in Time magazine, National Geographic’s World Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Outside Magazine, Food and Wine, and numerous others. She is also the author and photo-illustrator of over 30 award-winning… View →

 

Victorya Rouse

Victorya Rouse was born in Red Wing, Minnesota. She began her teaching career as Peace Corps Volunteer in Eswatini, Africa. Living and traveling in southern Africa she realized that access to education was the key to self-determination. This inspired her to become an English as a Second… View →

 

Sylvia A. Rouss

Sylvia A. Rouss is an award-winning author and early childhood educator, and the creator of the popular Sammy Spider series, celebrating its 25th anniversary with over half a million Sammy Spider books sold. She lives in California. View →

 

Brenda Scott Royce

Brenda Scott Royce is an author based in Glendora, California. View →