Anna Jordan

Author, Educator
PAL Member

About

Anna E. Jordan has an MFA in Writing and a Picture Book Certificate from the Writing for Children and Young Adults program from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her debut middle-grade novel, SHIRA AND ESTHER'S DOUBLE DREAM DEBUT launches 10/10/2023 from Chronicle Books.Anna is the author of THIS PUP STEPS UP (Rockridge Press, 2021). Her poetry appears in the anthology THE PROPER WAY TO MEET A HEDGEHOG AND OTHER HOW-TO POEMS (Candlewick, 2019.) Other poetry has been published in Babybug, Ladybug, and Highlights High Five and her illustrations have appeared in the on-line New York Times and in the picture book Fufu and Fresh Strawberries (The Telling Room, Portland, ME). Her YA manuscript Control.Crush. received the Susan P. Bloom PEN New England Children’s Book Discovery Award 2013.Anna has worked in the children's department of the Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC. and at Books of Wonder as Special Events Coordinator managing school outreach and off-site events and at Islandport Press. A long-time member of SCBWI, Anna was the Director of the New England Conference (2007-2009) and the Regional Advisor (RA) for Northern New England (2009-2012). You can connect with Anna on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter @annawritedraw and see her blogposts at “Creative Chaos” currently published on Word Press. 

Books

Shira & Esther's Double Dream Debut

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