Speaker Profile - Kristine Carlson Asselin

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Writer

Region: New England
Age Levels: 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17
Will Travel: Anywhere in my country
Skype Visit: Yes
SCBWI Profile: Member Profile
Speaker Email: krisasselin@gmail.com
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Bio:

Kristine Asselin writes
both fiction and nonfiction for children and teens. She is the author of more than sixteen 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. Her debut middle grade ART OF THE SWAP (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin, co-written w/ Jen Malone) drops in early 2018. 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 is a past director for the New England SCBWI regional conference and currently serves as an Assistant Regional Advisor focusing on programming for PAL members for NE-SCBWI. 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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