Tina P. Schwartz is a freelance writer of books for children and teens. In July of 2012, Schwartz founded The Purcell Agency, for Authors of Children's and Young Adult's Literature. To submit work, go to website www.ThePurcellAgency.com for further information. Her tenth book TEEN DEPRESSION: The Ultimate Teen Guide (Scarecrow Press, 2014) shares what it is like to cope with depression as a teen, or as a caregiver/friend/family member of someone who struggles depression.
Schwartz's other titles include a Six-Book Series "REEL IT IN" on fishing for children (Rosen/Powerkids Press, 2012), WRITING & PUBLISHING: The Ultimate Teen Guide (Scarecrow Press, 2009), ORGAN TRANSPLANTS: A Survival Guide for the Entire Family - The Ultimate Teen Guide (Scarecrow Press, 2005) and MOTOCROSS FREESTYLE (Edge Books/Capstone Press, 2004.) She has had articles publishing through Patch.com, VOYA Magazine, and SCBWI's Prairie Wind (IL) Bulletin.