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

Linda Urban

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Kekla Magoon

Faculty, MFA in WCYA; Alumnx Mini-Residency

Sara Ryan

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Martha Brockenbrough

Faculty, MFA in WCYA

Kathi Appelt

Faculty Emerita, MFA in WCYA

An Na

Faculty, MFA in WCYA; Writing Novels for Young People Retreat