About

Short Bio:

Charlotte Sullivan Wild is the author of the picture book THE AMAZING IDEA OF YOU, illustrated by Mary Lundquist (Bloomsbury, 2019). She serves as the Regional Advisor for the Southwest Texas chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators; founding host of the Picture Book Salon of San Antonio, Texas; and bookseller at The Twig Book Shop. She previously taught children’s literature for nearly two decades, volunteered in public and school libraries, and interviewed children’s authors for Write On! Radio (KFAI). Originally from frosty Minnesota, she now lives in sunny Texas, where she enjoys hiking, and harmonizing with the Live Oak Singers. She is represented by Minju Chang of BookStop Literary Agency.

Long Bio:

Charlotte Sullivan Wild is the author of the picture book THE AMAZING IDEA OF YOU, illustrated by Mary Lundquist (Bloomsbury, 2019).

She has received grants for her work in children’s literature from the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, Minnesota State Arts Board, Metro Regional Arts Council, and The Jerome Foundation, as well as a 2012 Loft Shabo Picture book Award and a Pushcart nomination. Her poetry and essays for adults have been published or honored by Fourth Genre, Rockford Review, Freshwater, Front Range Review, The Minneapolis StarTribune, and others.

She has served as the Regional Advisor for the Southwest Texas chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI); founding host of the Picture Book Salon of San Antonio, Texas; and bookseller at The Twig Book Shop.

She taught children’s literature in the public schools and at the undergraduate level for nearly two decades. During 2011-2012, she served as the Visiting Scholar in Children’s Literature at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota. She earned her MS in Curriculum and Instruction from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and MFA in fiction from Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota.

She has enjoyed volunteering in public and school libraries, and interviewing children’s authors for Write On! Radio (KFAI). She loves hiking and harmonizing with the Live Oak Singers, but her favorite thing of all is snuggling up for stories with her nieces and nephews. Originally from frosty Minneapolis, she now lives in sunny San Antonio, Texas. She is represented by Minju Chang of BookStop Literary Agency.