Grown and Flown
Brenda Ferber is the award-winning children’s book author of Julia’s Kitchen (FSG 2006), Jemma Hartman, Camper Extraordinaire (FSG 2009), The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever (Dial Books 2012), and Sing Something True (Regal House 2021).
Her essay, “How I Talked to My Teen About Suicide and How You Can Do It Better” was published at Parents.com in April 2020. And her essay, “Letting Go: How I Found an Agent After Giving Up” is forthcoming in Poets & Writers in February, 2023. She is also a crisis counselor for Crisis Text Line, and is working to end the stigma against mental illness at tiktok.com/@stigmasmashers.