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Where are you from?

We moved around a lot growing up. I lived in Nashville, TN; Norman, OK; Oxford, MS; and ended up in Pensacola, FL. 


Where do you live now?

​After 17 years in Brooklyn, we recently moved to the suburbs of New Jersey. 


My husband, two sweet kids, and a dog named Wally.

Where did you get so interested in art?

I studied a little at Harvard, even though I majored in English. (See above: reading.)  After college I got a Rotary Scholarship to study art history at Cambridge University.


Who’s your agent?

The incomparable Sara Crowe (Harvey Klinger, Inc.)


What’s your favorite middle-grade book?

A tie between The Westing Game and From the Mixed-Up Files..., of course


What’s your favorite picture book?

Anything by David Wiesner


Ever been on a game show?

Yes, as a matter of fact, I have: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Not me, apparently.)

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