• Erin Hagar writes fiction and nonfiction for kids of all ages. She has an M.F.A. in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of

    • Doing Her Bit: A Story of the Woman’s Land Army of America (Charlesbridge, 2016)
    • Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO Toys (Duopress, 2016).
    • Julia Child: An Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures (Duopress, 2015)

    Her picture book manuscript There Was a War On was a finalist in the Hunger Mountain Literary Journal’s Katherine Paterson Prize in the picture book category. It was published by Charlesbridge in 2016, under the title Doing Her Bit: A Story of the Woman’s Land Army.

    Doing Her Bit was a Junior Library Guild Selection and an American Library Association Amelia Bloomer List honoree. Awesome Minds was selected by the Texas Library Association for the Topaz Nonfiction Reading List.

    Erin lives in Baltimore with her husband and two children.