Lynda M Hunt
Lynda Mullaly Hunt (www.lyndamullalyhunt.com), whose debut novel, One for the Murphys, is on over twenty state award lists, including Bank Street's 2013 Best Books of the Year, has earned numerous accolades. Fish in a Tree, her follow-up novel, is a New York Times bestseller and an ALA Notable Children's Book. She's a former teacher who now runs the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' writers retreats. She and her husband, two children, rambunctious beagle, and beagle-hating cat live in Connecticut.