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Ohio-North PAL Members

Meet our PAL Members!

SCBWI Ohio-North is home to many talented individuals! Take a moment to get to know our Ohio-North PAL (Published and Listed) members by clicking on their member tile to discover more about them and their fantastic books. After that, please consider requesting their books, reviewing them, buying them, sharing them, and enjoying them!

Michelle Houts
Author, Editor
Karen Henry Clark
Author
Kellie DuBay Gillis
Author
Katie Mazeika
Author, Illustrator
Merrill Rainey
Author, Creative Director, Illustrator
Lindsay Bonilla
Author
Dave Szalay
Author, Educator, Illustrator
Mike DeSantis
Author, Illustrator
Kristina Tartara
Illustrator Coordinator
Lisa Amstutz
Agent, Author
Julie Rubini
Author
Marcy Campbell
Author
Aileen Stewart
Author
Lynn Gaines
Author, Illustrator
Dinara Mirtalipova
Author, Illustrator
Sophie Cayless
Author, Illustrator
Gloria G. Adams
Author, Editor
Raquel Ortiz
Author, Illustrator
Janie Reinart
Author
Kyle Kershner
Illustrator
Mialie Szymanski
Author, Educator, Illustrator
Lisa Bansen-Harp
Author
beth choi
Author
Clarence Norman
Author, Illustrator
Joan Arbogast
Author
Diane Mungovan
Author
Andi Michelson
Author
Jonna LeVan
Author, Caregiver

If you are a PAL member of SCBWI who lives in Northern Ohio and has a published book (whether traditionally or self-published), you belong on this list! Please do these three things so we can celebrate you!


  1. Check that your membership hasn't lapsed and renew if necessary.
  2. Make sure you've added Ohio-North as a region on your SCBWI Profile. To add a region to your profile, click Member Home > My Profile > Edit Profile and scroll down to "Set your SCBWI home region and add others you're interested in."
  3. Email Meena, CJ, Britney, or Kristi, and we'll get you on the list!