Who We Are


Tanya Lloyd Kyi

Tanya has written more than 20 books for children and young adults. She loves to meld stories of history, pop culture, and science. Her non-fiction books include Eyes and Spies, DNA Detective, and When the Worst Happens. Tanya has also written several novels for teens, including Prince of Pot and Anywhere But Here. Her newest middle-grade novel, Mya’s Strategy to Save the World, was published in Spring 2019. Find her at tanyalloydkyi.com and on Twitter at @tanyakyi.


Stacey Matson

Stacey is the author of the “Total Genius” trilogy for middle-grade readers, which includes the award-winning A Year in the Life of a Total and Complete Genius, Scenes from the Epic Life of a Total Genius, and Notes from the ------ Life of a Total Genius. Her newest middle-grade novel, Finding Cooper, was published in Fall 2019. Stacey’s books play with storytelling using alternative narrative formats, and take inspiration from her own journals, experiences, and the occasional theory about the ending of the television show Mad Men. Get to know her at staceymatson.com or on Twitter at @staxie.


Rachelle Delaney

Rachelle is the author of seven middle-grade novels, including Clara Voyant, The Bonaventure Adventures, and The Metro Dogs of Moscow. Rachelle finds most of her inspiration in real-life stories and events, and she loves throwing herself into her research, particularly when it involves travelling abroad. She holds an MFA from the University of British Columbia. Visit her at rachelledelaney.com or on Twitter at @rkdelaney.

Photo: Claudette Carracedo