Patient Advocacy Masterclass

Proud to have become a Patient Advocate. I just completed the Patients Rising Patient Advocacy Masterclass. I will now join the Delegate program working for change on Capitol Hill and representing Congressional District: IL09.    

Proud to have signed this letter!

1,300+ children’s authors & illustrators have signed a letter strongly condemning efforts to ban books. We call on Congress, state leaders, & school boards to protect students’ rights to access books they need & deserve. Link to the letter text is here:

Received my contributor copy today!

I was so happy to receive my contributor copy of Stream This Next! It was such a great project to be a part of! It’s published by Rizzoli and edited by Liane Bonin Starr.

Coming February 15, 2022!

My newest book is releasing February 15, 2022 from Bloomsbury! Illustrated by Becca Stadtlander “Enhanced with homespun gouache illustrations, Brown’s luminous portrait of a literary life will inspire budding writers and encourage an appreciation of the beauty of the night sky. An appealing portrayal of a female poet, her creativity, and her time.” ―Kirkus Reviews

Welcome to my blog!

Here, I will be sharing writing tips, children’s book reviews, writing craft exercises and suggestions, news about my books, and more. I hope you enjoy my posts. More soon!