• Although Sally Riley had been writing all her life, she had never consciously thought about writing books for children until 2000.   To pursue that dream, she applied to Vermont College of Fine Arts and completed her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults in January 2003.  While there, she became involved with the SCBWI and has served as a Regional Advisor in New England since December 2003. In 2013, she contributed two chapters to the book WOMEN OF THE OCEAN STATE: 25 RHODE ISLAND WOMEN YOU SHOULD KNOW.  She lives in Rhode Island.