Meredith Sue Willis
Meredith Sue Willis comes from a long line of teachers. She gives writing classes at New York University, at various conferences and schools, and online. She is the author of fiction for adults and children as well as books on how to teach writing, including her Montemayor Press revised edition of Blazing Pencils and Ten Strategies to Write Your Novel. Her fiction for adults includes Out of the Mountains (Ohio University Press) and A Space Apart, first published by Charles Scribner’s Sons and recently republished in an e-book version by Foreverland Press. Her children’s novels have been published by HarperCollins and have new editions at Montemayor Press. She has received many grants and awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Literary Fellowship. Born and raised in West Virginia, she now lives in New Jersey near New York City. For more information about Meredith Sue Willis, visit her Web site.