Elissa Weissman hails from Long Island, New York and is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars program and Roehampton University in London, England where she earned her MA in Children’s Literature. Her first novels, Standing for Socks and The Trouble with Mark Hopper were published in 2009. Her newest novel, Nerd Camp, is a 2011 Cybil Award Finalist. She currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland, where she teaches creative writing to adults, college students, and gifted-and-talented children.
Visits: Elissa's books have been described as both hilarious and thought-provoking, and her presentations strike the same balance between kid-appeal and substance. Her youth, energy, and dynamism get students pumped about reading and writing. In addition to the presentations below, Elissa is happy to tailor or develop a workshop based on your group's needs.
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