PLUS: Use a paper cube, courtesy of The DoSeum, to create stories!
Maureen Johnson is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than a dozen YA novels, including the Truly Devious series, the Shades of London series, Suite Scarlett, and 13 Little Blue Envelopes. Her collaborative books include Ghosts of the Shadow Market (with Cassandra Clare), as well as Let It Snow (with John Green and Lauren Myracle), which is now a hit feature film on Netflix. She grew up in Philadelphia, graduated from the University of Delaware and has an MFA in Writing from Columbia University. Maureen lives in New York City. The Hand on the Wall, part of the Truly Devious series, is her latest book.
Isabel Ibañez was born in Boca Raton, Florida and is the proud daughter of two Bolivian immigrants. A true word nerd, she received her degree in creative writing and has been a Pitch Wars mentor for three years. Isabel is an avid moviegoer and loves hosting family and friends around the dinner table. She currently lives in Winter Park, Florida with her husband, their adorable dog, and a serious collection of books. Her debut young adult novel is Woven in Moonlight.
Michelle Ruiz Keil
Michelle Ruiz Keil is a writer and tarot reader with an eye for the enchanted and a way with animals. She is the recipient of a 2020 Literary Lions honor and a 2020 Hedgebrook residency and curates the fairytale reading series All Kinds of Fur. She is the author of All of Us with Wings, and her short fiction can be found on Cosmonauts Avenue, in the anthology Color Outside the Lines, and in the forthcoming Ursula K. Le Guin tribute anthology, Dispatches from Anarres. She lives with her family in a cottage in the woods above the city in Portland, Oregon.