Rosie J. Pova is a multi-published, award-winning children's author and kidlit Writing Coach. She's the creator of *Picture Book Mastery System* that helps children's writers advance their career and get closer to their publishing goals through her 10-week online course and her 6-week mentorship program.
Rosie's picture book, Sunday Rain, was featured in The New York Times and recommended by Parents magazine. Her latest picture book, The School of Failure: A Story About Success is now available in both China and the USA, and has gotten rave reviews from educators, parents, and book reviewers.
Rosie also loves to visit schools and her interactive workshops empower students to unleash their creativity and grow in confidence through reading, writing, and creating. Teachers and librarians love Rosie for her bubbly, upbeat personality which captures students' attention, encourages them to think creatively, and motivates them to pursue big dreams.
She has been featured on TV, radio, podcasts, and print media, and also speaks on women's and moms’ topics, sharing her journey from a Bulgarian immigrant to a published author.
Find out more about Rosie's books, online courses, mentorships, and her work by visiting her website: RosieJPova.com
Jackie Kruzie is a picture book author, editor, and librarian. She worked in both public and school libraries before transitioning to publishing where she edited STEM picture books and short chapter books for early readers.
In addition to writing pictures books, she is a contributing author to a sensitivity and inclusivity training textbook for librarians assisting patrons who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices (American Library Association). As a parent of a child who uses AAC this project is near and dear to her heart.
Jackie lives on farm in Texas with her husband where they raise children, cattle, goats, sheep, horses, rabbits, and a cacophony of chickens.