Christine Heppermann writes fiction, poetry, and criticism. Her books include Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty (2014), City Chickens (2012), and Backyard Witch (with Ron Koertge, forthcoming). She currently reviews young adult books for the Chicago Tribune.
Christine grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, where she attended an all-girls Catholic high school. As an undergraduate she studied philosophy and literature at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. She has a masters degree in children’s literature from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Christine lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her two daughters, two cats, and one husband.
More about Christine:
- Late Night Library – In Conversation with Christine Heppermann
- Interview with Christine Heppermann at Population-We
- The Horn Book Magazine – Five Questions for Christine Heppermann
- Poor Misunderstood Poetry – Guest post at Teenreads.com
- He Said/She Said with Ron Koertge at Write All The Words
- My Teacher, Mrs.Havlick – Guest post at Write All The Words
- Writing, Without the Clutter – Guest post at 60 Second Recap
- Read With Inflection and Emotion But Not Affectation – Guest post at Galleycat