Profile

Martha Brockenbrough is the award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction for young readers and adults.

Her novel The Game of Love and Death (Scholastic) was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and a winner of the Pacific Northwest Bookseller Association and Washington State Book awards, as well as a YALSA Top 10 Readers Choice Award. She has also written nonfiction titles Finding Bigfoot and Shark Week (both Feiwel & Friends), the YA novel Devine Intervention (Scholastic),and the picture book The Dinosaur Tooth Fairy (Scholastic). Forthcoming titles include Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary (Feiwel & Friends); Back to School with Bigfoot (Scholastic); and Love, Santa (Scholastic). She’s worked as a journalist, editor, teacher, and question-writer for Cranium and Trivial Pursuit, and she founded National Grammar Day.

Education

BA - Classics/English | Stanford

Selected work

Martine Leavitt

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Jane Kurtz

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Mary Quattlebaum

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Linda Urban

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Liz Garton Scanlon

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Alan Cumyn

Faculty, MFA in WCYA