Lisa M. Bolt Simons
Lisa is a writer and a teacher. Her publications include over 25 nonfiction children's books, three middle grade novels, and various articles. She's also the author of the adult history book Faribault Woolen Mill: Loomed in the Land of Lakes. Accolades include the MNSCBWI Writing Mentorship, an Honorable Mention for the McKnight Artist Fellowship, a Minnesota State Arts Board grant, and the Shabo Award. Her day job as a teacher has lasted over 20 years; she's worked with students of all ages from around the world. Originally from Colorado, she's lived in Mexico, Italy, and Japan. She's a mom to boy/girl twins and is a wife to a guy who also loves to read. Her website is www.lisamboltsimons.com.