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Speaker Profile - Tina Shepardson


Region: New York: West/Central Upstate
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An award-winning teacher for 33 years, Tina has shared thousands of books with children. Tina released her first picture book, WALKOUT, with Clear Fork Publishing in 2020. Set to release in 2022, look out for Tina's chapter book, CANINES UNLEASHED. Tina is a Co-Assistant Regional Advisor with SCBWI's West/Central Upstate Region, a Children's Book Academy graduate, and an active member of 12x12. Presently a full time author, find Tina in Upstate New York with her family, enjoying the latest snowstorm with her akitas, and writing more books. Learn more at