Raven Howell is the author and poet of several children’s books including the recent releases, Glimmer/Sing of Sun! (Spork), Greetings! (Michelkin Publishing), My Community (MacLaren-Cochrane), Shimmer/Songs of Night (Spork), and A Star Full of Sky (Kelsay Books) which won several awards including Best in Children’s Literature. She writes poetry for a variety of magazines such as Highlights for Children, Ladybug, Jack and Jill, Humpty Dumpty, The School Magazine, Fun for Kidz, Cricket, Spider, Babybug, Hello Highlights, and High Five. Her work is included in anthologies, DVD’s, and CD’s.
Raven has received awards for poetry from the SCBWI and Poetry Soup, and won the NABE Pinnacle for Best Children’s Poetry Book. Her books are Story Monsters Approved and have won the Excellence in Children’s Literature Dragonfly award. She delights in presenting children’s workshops and presentations in schools and libraries. She serves as Creative & Publishing Advisor with RedClover Reader.
Living in the Hudson Valley with her family, Raven enjoys long dawn hikes, being at the beach, and munching on warm butterscotch chip cookies.