Christine Heppermann

Christine Heppermann writes fiction, poetry, and narrative nonfiction for children and young adults. Her books include the highly acclaimed book of poetry Poisoned Apples: Poems For You, My Pretty; two novels-in-verse, Ask Me How I Got Here and What Goes Up; the nonfiction City Chickens; and the Backyard Witch series (with Ron Koertge). Signed copies of Christine’s books are available from Oblong Books & Music.

Christine offers manuscript critiques and coaching for writers working on children’s and young adult projects. Visit for more information.

Christine is also available for instruction in crafting successful college application essays, preparing for standardized tests, and improving academic writing skills. She has worked with many students from high-school to graduate school levels. Contact Christine at to learn more.