About the Author
Anastasia Suen, author of Picture Writing (Writer’s Digest Books, 2003) and more than 60 books for children, cotaught children’s literature at the University of North Texas. She currently teaches the Story Structure Workshop at Southern Methodist University and children’s writing workshops online. Suen talks about books and writes with children and adults at schools, libraries, bookstores, book festivals, and conferences. A credentialed elementary school teacher, she is on the Reading Advisory Board for the Rosen Publishing Group and has worked as a poetry consultant for Sadlier-Oxford. A former director of Seminars in Children’s Literature and advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Suen is a cofounder of the Writers Roundtable Conference. She is on the Children’s Book Council Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators List and the “Great Children’s Poets” List.