Tobin (M.T.) Anderson (Boston, MA) is a nationally known writer. His two historical novels, The Pox Party and The Kingdom on the Waves, were both New York Times bestsellers. The Pox Party won the National Book Award and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award. His satirical novel Feed was a Finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
His stories for adults have appeared in various journals such as The Northwest Review, The Colorado Review, and Conjunctions. He worked at Vermont College of Fine Arts as an instructor from 2001–2006, acting as Chair of the MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults for the last four of those years.