Me, the author…

At a New Jersey signing with a fabulous fan of SCREWBALL.

Keri Mikulski is the author of HEAD GAMES (Razorbill/Penguin, 2011), STEALING BASES (Razorbill/Penguin, 2011), MAKING WAVES (Razorbill/Penguin, 2012), AND FIFTEEN LOVE (Razorbill/Penguin, 2012). When she’s not on a field, diamond, or court, Keri teaches writing at local colleges while working toward her MFA in Creative Writing at Rutgers University. A three-sport athlete in high school, Keri splits her time between the New Jersey suburbs and the shore with her equally sports obsessed family.

At a Texas signing with the super nice Natasha Watley.

Me, the has been…

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From as far back as I can remember, I’ve always loved sports and books. However, as a teen and tween, I fell out of love with reading. For years I never picked up books for pleasure because I couldn’t relate to the main characters. They weren’t like me. They didn’t play sports.

Then, decades later, I witnessed many of my sporty middle school students also morph into reluctant readers. As soon as I began writing professionally, I set out to write the books to reach this audience. And here I am – living my dream.

Here’s a few interviews to check out…

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