Marsha Wilson Chall

For the Press

Mar­sha Wil­son Chall has pub­lished a children’s chap­ter book and eleven pic­ture books, includ­ing Pick a PupOne Pup’s UpUp North at the Cab­in, and Bona­parte. Her books have received numer­ous awards: an Inter­na­tion­al Read­ing Asso­ci­a­tion Teacher’s Choice Award, Amer­i­can Book­sellers Pick of the Lists, Par­ents Choice, NAPPA Gold Award, and Smith­son­ian Notable recognition.

When she’s not writ­ing or shar­ing her love of good books at schools or con­fer­ences, she edits writ­ers’ man­u­scripts and teach­es pri­vate work­shops and uni­ver­si­ty class­es, most recent­ly in the MFA pro­gram in Writ­ing for Chil­dren and Young Adults at Ham­line Uni­ver­si­ty. She has two grown chil­dren and four grow­ing grand­chil­dren and lives up North at her cab­in with her dog, books, ani­mal friends, and human visitors.