biocathy camper



about the author
Photo: Jayson Colomby

Photo: Jayson Colomby

Cathy Camper is a writer, artist and librarian.She has 3-book deal with Chronicle Books for her graphic novels for kids, Low Riders in Space. Book 1 and 2 are out; book 2 is called Lowriders to the Center of the Earth. Dial/Penguin will be publishing her picture book Ten Ways to Hear Snow, about an Arab-American girl and her grandma,in the future too. Her book Bugs Before Time; Prehistoric Insects and their Relatives was published by Simon and Schuster in 2002. Cathy has written articles and stories for children and adults in Cricket, Wired, and Giant Robot magazines. She was a participant in the VONA writers workshop in Berkeley, CA for writers of color, and was a board member on the Arab American Literary Journal Mizna. She currently reviews for Lambda Literary online. Cathy coedits a tiny magazine about candy called Sugar Needle, and likes to make art out of seeds. Cathy is represented by Jennifer Laughran of Andrea Brown Literary Agency.