Profiles in Middle Grade

Jim Freund

Brooklyn, New York

Jim Freund is the producer and host of 'Hour of the Wolf', a broadcast and streamed radio program presenting sf/f since 1972 over WBAI in NYC.  He narrates fiction, hosts […]

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Sarah Jean Horwitz

Medford, Massachusetts, 02155

Sarah Jean Horwitz is the author of the middle grade steampunk fantasy series CARMER AND GRIT, which follows the adventures of a magician's apprentice and a one-winged faerie princess as […]

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Varak Kaloustian

Los Angeles, California, 91423

Varak Kaloustian is 20 years old and in his freshman year of college. He first published at the age of 15. He is the author of The Legend of V series, a fast-paced, action-packed science […]

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Bart King

Portland, Oregon, 97213

BART KING is a longtime middle school teacher who writes funny books for kids and immature adults. He was once referred to as “one of Oregon's best authors” by someone who […]

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Jane Lindskold

Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87120

Jane Lindskold is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning, internationally published author of over 25 novels and over 70 short stories.  She holds a PhD in English from Fordham University. […]

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Christopher McKitterick

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Science-fiction writer, educator, popular public speaker, hot-rodder, intersectional feminist, astro-guy, and director of the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction. McKitterick speaks regularly about science fiction and writing […]

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Sofiya Pasternack

Draper, Utah, 84020

Sofiya Pasternack is a psychotherapist, an author, and a prolific baker. She grew up surrounded by goats, and as an adult pets the neighbor's goats through the fence even though she […]

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Cath Schaff-Stump

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52209

Catherine Schaff-Stump writes speculative fiction for all ages. She is a cohost of the Unreliable Narrators podcast. Her middle-grade novel Hulk Hercules: Professional Wrestler is available from Cats Curious Press, […]

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Jeff Seymour

Lexington, Virginia, 24450

Jeff Seymour is the author of the middle-grade fantasy adventures NADYA SKYLUNG AND THE CLOUDSHIP RESCUE and NADYA SKYLUNG AND THE MASKED KIDNAPPER, among other works. He dabbled in self-publishing before […]

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Nisi Shawl

Seattle, Washington, 98118

Nisi Shawl’s story collection Filter House co-won the James Tiptree, Jr. Award in 2009.  She has been Guest of Honor for feminist science fiction convention WisCon in 2011 and the […]

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