about the author
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
, 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.