Society of
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Speaker Profile - Kimberly Dana


Region: Midsouth (Tennessee/Kentucky)
Age Levels: 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17
Will Travel: Anywhere in my country
Skype Visit: Yes
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Featured on NBC’s More at Midday as a middle school tween and anti-bullying expert, Kimberly Dana is a multi-award-winning young adult and children's author. She is published by the National Council of Teachers of English, Parenthood, Your Teen, About Families, SI Parent, Sonoma Family Life, and the recipient of several writing honors from Writers Digest, Reader Views, the Pacific Northwest Writes Association, and various international book festivals. Other affiliations include the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and EPIC, the Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition, where she serves as a judge for the annual eBook competition. Kimberly’s most recent books include her YA thriller, Cheerage Fearage, middle grade novel Lucy and CeCee’s How to Survive (and Thrive) in Middle School, and the delightful picture book, Pretty Dolls, voted Best Children’s Book of the Year by Reader Views and Character Building Counts. A lover of photography and experimental cooking, Kimberly lives in Nashville and Los Angeles with her husband and spoiled Shih Tzu.

Presentation Description:
Kimberly Dana presents to PreK-12 students nationwide.  She features an age-appropriate PowerPoint slideshow and a short writing lesson.  Testimonials and author brochure are available on her website at