Speaker Profile - Kristine Asselin

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Region: New England
Age Levels: 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17
Will Travel: Anywhere in my country
Skype Visit: Yes
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Kristine Carlson Asselin writes
both fiction and nonfiction for children and teens. She is the author of more than fifteen children’s
books for the elementary school library market and her debut YA novel ANY WAY YOU SLICE IT (Bloomsbury
Spark) came out in April 2015. Kris volunteers with the Girl Scouts
of Eastern Massachusetts, and loves Harry Potter, Doctor Who, classic rock from
the 70’s and 80’s, and anything with a time travel theme.

She was the co-director for the New England SCBWI conference (in Springfield, MA) for 2013 and 2014 and currently serves as an Assistant Regional Advisor focusing on programming for PAL members for NESCBWI. She loves doing workshops and talking about reading and writing with both kids and adults. Learn more at www.kristineasselin.com.Kristine lives in a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts with her husband and daughter.


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