Jason Gallaher, author of Whobert Whover, Owl Detective, is a children’s book writer who loves to create stories that mix the flamboyantly wacky with the slightly dark. When not writing, Jason zips about Austin, Texas, with his Pomeranian, Pom Brokaw.
Lamar Giles, author of Overturned, has also written Fake ID and Endangered, both Edgar Award finalists. Lamar is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books. He resides in Virginia with his wife.
Alan Gratz, author of Refugee, is the New York Times bestselling author of a number of novels for young readers.
Laura Lee Gulledge, author of Sketchbook Dares, is a Charlottesville-based, Eisner Award-nominated author and illustrator of young adult graphic novels, including Will & Whit and Page by Paige. She is also a teacher, creative consultant, and musical producer.