Author & Illustrator

Elissa Brent Weissman

Elissa Brent Weissman is the award-winning author of several middle grade novels, including the Nerd Camp series, and the editor of Our Story Begins, an anthology of writing and art by today’s kids’ book creators back when they were kids themselves. She is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and earned a Master’s degree in children’s literature at Roehampton University in London. Named one of CBS Baltimore’s Best Authors in Maryland, Elissa lives with her family in Baltimore, where she teaches creative writing to children, college students, and adults.

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Our  Story  Begins book

"About" from Penguin Random House website.

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artists · silly · trying new things · art
Our Story Begins
family history · adoption · religion
The Length of a String
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