about anne & ellen

Anne MazerAnne Mazer is the author of over forty books for young readers, including the award-winning The Salamander Room, the Sister Magic series, and the bestselling The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes series. She lives in Ithaca, NY, with her family, and her favorite thing about being a writer is being able to write in the middle of the night in her pajamas. 




Ellen PotterEllen Potter is the author of the award-winning middle-grade Olivia Kidney series, as well as the middle-grade novels Pish Posh and SLOB. Raised in New York City, she has made her home in Upstate New York. Ellen’s favorite thing about being a writer is that she gets to spend the day with Mongolian Yak herders, psychics, and bank-robbing wood sprites without ever leaving her house.