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Fran as a junior bridesmaid

High School!

A girl editor at Harper and Row

I once was a cat for Halloween. I love cats!

With four of my nieces

This is my nephew, Ben, with the baker
Fran and her new friend in Berlin, German

Through my work with PEN American Center's Children's Book Committee, I've met some terrific writers.
Here are a few:

I'm on the extreme left and next to me is Richard Peck. Next to him are Brian Floca and David Levithan. The women in front are Marilyn Singer, Jane O'Connor, and Susanna Reich


From left to right: Susanna Reich, Shaun Tan, Janne Teller, Neil Gaiman, Andrea Davis Pinckney, and me

Friends in my writer's group: We've been together a lot of years

From left to right, Me, Phyllis Hoffman, Paul Zelinsky, Leonard Marcus, Bruce Degen, Linda Heller, Monica Wellington, Amy Schwartz, and Susan Green