Esther Hershenhorn

A celebrated children’s author, teacher, workshop facilitator, and writing coach, Esther Hershenhorn admits S is for Story: A Writer’s Alphabet is the book she wishes she’d owned as a little girl, when she tucked away her dream of writing children’s books someday.  She hopes her abecedarian telling offers young writers everywhere the tools and means to discover and tell their good stories well.  Esther currently lives in Chicago, where she teaches Writing for Children at the University of Chicago’s Writer’s Studio and the Newberry Library.  A lifetime reader who still reads like a writer, she serves on the Board of Advisors of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.  Visit her Web site at

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