Lisa Bullard is the author of the how-to guide Get Started in Writing for Children (McGraw-Hill, 2014) and more than 80 books for young readers. Her middle grade mystery, Turn Left at the Cow, was published by Harcourt in fall 2013 and will come out in paperback in spring 2015. Her picture book Trick-or-Treat on Milton Street won an International Reading Association/Children’s Book Council “Children’s Choice Award,” a National Parenting Publications “Children’s Resources Silver Award,” and was named an honor title for the “Storytelling World Award.” She has also won a “Teacher’s Choice Award” and has been listed on the Science Books & Films “Best Books” list for some of her nonfiction titles for young readers. Her picture book You Can Write a Story! A Story-Writing Recipe for Kids has been a big hit with kids and teachers.
Lisa has taught children’s book writing at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis and other locations for over 15 years. Her background includes 16 years’ experience as a publishing professional; she worked for nationally renowned publishers Graywolf Press, Coffee House Press, New Rivers Press, and Lerner Publications. Lisa is a past president of the Minnesota Book Publishers Roundtable and is a graduate of the University of Denver Publishing Institute.
Lisa enjoys working with writers at all stages of development and loves to share her enthusiasm for children’s books. You can learn more about Lisa by visiting www.lisabullard.com or by liking her author Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LisaBullardAuthor.