Laurel Snyder

Laurel Snyder is the author of many books for children, most recently a middle grade novel, Orphan Island, and an early chapter book, Charlie and Mouse. Laurel also teaches at Hamline University, in the MFA in writing for Children and Young Adults. A Baltimore native, she now lives happily in Ormewood Park. Visit her online at or follow her @laurelsnyder

Laurel is a 2017 recipient of AIR Serenbe's Mulberry Street Focus Fellowship awarded to an artist making work for children and about the experience of childhood.