New Poem in PaperBound Magazine!

If you haven’t yet heard of PaperBound Magazine, please do yourself a favor and check it out. It is a fabulous FREE online publication for kids ages 11-18 with tons of great stories, poems, interviews, and so much more. I am honored to have my poem, “IS ANYONE OUT THERE?” featured in the fall “Curiosity”… Read more »

My Next Picture Book Is Announced in Publisher’s Weekly!

I can’t tell you how THRILLED I am to finally be able to scream from the rooftops about my next picture book deal! This has been in the works since last December! I’m so excited to announce that FINDING FORGIVENESS: A ROSH HASHANAH STORY with words by me and gorgeous art by Diana Mayo will… Read more »

More Book Fun At The Warwick Children’s Book Festival!

What a fantastic day at The Warwick Children’s Book Festival in BEAUTIFUL Warwick, NY on Oct. 7! Once again, I had so much fun connecting & reconnecting with author friends and sharing my books with young readers! Thank you to the incredible staff and volunteers! I’m blown away with how well-run this event was. Can’t… Read more »

My BRAINSTORM! Hat Made The News!

How excited was I to see that the Publisher’s Weekly Children’s Bookshelf decided to highlight a picture of me and fellow author friends Diana Murray and Suzy Levinson at the Rye Children’s Book Festival on Sept. 23rd! (Spoiler: SUPER excited!)

More Children’s Book Festival FUN!

On Sunday, Oct. 1, I had the absolute best time sharing my books at the Maplewood/South Orange Children’s Book Festival in Maplewood, NJ! The place was HOPPING with so many kids, parents, teachers, editors, and of course, other amazing children’s book authors! It was a great day all around, but my favorite part was when… Read more »

My First Children’s Book Festival of the Season!

I don’t know what its like in your neck of the woods, but here in the Northeast, the fall brings with it gorgeous trees of all colors, scary Halloween decor, and a TON of children’s book festivals! (How lucky are WE?!) So on Sept. 23rd, I had the great opportunity to join with 100+ fellow… Read more »

WHATEVER COMES TOMORROW is Inspiration for Student Art Competition!

How cool is THIS!? I just learned that WHATEVER COMES TOMORROW was chosen as the inspiration for the Miami-Dade County (Florida) Department of Cultural Affairs’ 2024 All Kids Included Family Arts Festival district-wide student visual art competition! Students in grades pre-K through 12 will be submitting their art around the theme “Celebrating Inclusion, Inner-strength, and… Read more »