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KRISTEN SCHROEDER

Kristen Schroeder joined 12 x 12 in 2014 when she got serious about writing picture books. Her debut, ALIEN TOMATO,…

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MELISSA KOOSMANN

Melissa Koosmann writes picture books, poetry, nonfiction, novels, and never-ending to-do lists. She works part time as a freelance education…

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HANNAH BARNABY

Hannah Barnaby worked as a children's book editor, independent bookseller, and book reviewer before becoming the first children's writer-in-residence at…

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REBEKAH LOWELL

Rebekah Lowell is an author/illustrator with a curiosity for the natural world. Growing up in a house built by her…

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KATRINA MOORE

Katrina Moore writes and teaches in New Jersey.  Earning her M.A. in elementary education, she's been a teacher for almost…

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KATELYN ARONSON

Katelyn Aronson joined 12 x 12 in 2016, and considers it the best move she ever made for her writing…

Leanne Shirtliffe

LEANNE SHIRTLIFFE

Leanne Shirtliffe was already a published picture book author when she joined 12 x 12 in 2015. Searching for a…

Jamie Deenihan

JAMIE L.B. DEENIHAN

Jamie L.B. Deenihan was a first grade teacher and certified reading specialist for over a decade. After her husband was…

JO HART

Jo Hart, a mum of four and former teacher with a major in Writing, lives in rural Australia and has…

CARRIE FINISON

Carrie Finison has been a member of 12x12 from the start. Her poems and stories have appeared in Babybug, Ladybug,…

MARIE MANLEY TUCKER

Marie Manley Tucker is an artist, graphic designer, illustrator/author and mom. During school, she would flip her papers over and…

Kirsten Larson

KIRSTEN LARSON

Kirsten W. Larson first joined 12 x 12 in 2012, and her debut picture book biography, WOOD, WIRE, WINGS (Calkins…

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