The Winged Pen

The Winged Pen is a group of writers - Mark Holtzen, Olivia KiernanKarin LeFranc, Michelle Leonard, Jennifer Park, Rebecca Petruck, and Kristi Wientge - dedicated to pursuing careers in publishing for children and young adults. With over one hundred and ten years writing experience under our collective belts, they've joined forces to bring you their thoughts on a wide variety of topics including:

  • Children’s literature

  • Craft discussions

  • The publishing journey

  • The writer’s life

  • Library love

  • Classroom visits


Publishing can be a difficult path. As their group continues to commit and recommit to living a creative life, they'd like to offer you both support and wisdom  as they talk about the writing life, foster creativity and, of course, talk about their favorite books!

Learn more about The Winged Pen on their website!

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