Joy McCullough

Joy McCullough's debut young adult novel, Blood Water Paint, won the Washington State and Pacific Northwest book awards, and was long-listed for the National Book Award. Her next YA novel, We Are the Ashes, We Are the Fire, received three starred reviews. Her debut middle grade novel, A Field Guide to Getting Lost was a Junior Library Guild selection. Her next MG novel, Across the Pond, was an Indie Next selection. 

She is also the author of the NYT-bestselling picture book, Champ & Major: First Dogs, illustrated by Sheyda Abvabi Best. She writes books and plays from her home in the Seattle area, where she lives with her husband and two children. 

You can find her on Twitter at @JMCwrites.