Carolyn Coman has been writing books for children and teaching writing for more than twenty years. Her books include What Jamie Saw, Many Stones, The Big House, and her latest, The Memory Bank, a graphic storybook created with artist Rob Shepperson.
Carolyn received her bachelor's degree in writing from Hampshire College and is a National Book Award Finalist and Newbury Honor winner for What Jamie Saw. She currently teaches the Whole Novel Workshop (offered through the Highlights Foundation) to emerging novelists. She also visits classrooms to discuss her books with students.
Before becoming a full-time writer and teacher, Carolyn worked as a hand bookbinder and editor.