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Speaker Profile - Deirdre Prischmann


Region: Dakotas
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Deirdre A. Prischmann (Voldseth) is an author, Entomologist, and educator. She loves all things buggy and has always been fascinated by the words spleen and snort. She joined SCBWI in 2013 and writes both fiction (focus on PB, MG) and non-fiction, including eight  books about bugs (e.g., Poop Eaters: Dung Beetles in the Food ChainGoliath Bird-Eating Spiders and Other Extreme Bugs). She lives near Fargo, North Dakota with her husband, two girls, and one extremely smelly dog. She's represented by Ariana Philips at the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency in New York City.