After earning a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan and a B.F.A. in Graphic Design from College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Heidi refined her collage technique with illustrator John Dinser.
Top 10, SCBWI NY Conference
SCBWI Don Freeman Grant for Illustrators • Runner-Up
Picture Book Mentorship with Susan Kathleen Hartung
Picture Book Mentorship with Teri Sloat
ALA Best of Show, Jump: Fun stuff just for kids
When she's not drawing pictures or writing stories, Heidi enjoys wearing boa constrictors, having tea parties with her daughter Lauren, and collecting fortune cookie sayings, hoping that her lucky number comes up sometime soon (she would love to be published) — though she realizes in many ways, it already has.
Member since 2003
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