Marcy is represented by Steven Malk at Writers House: firstname.lastname@example.org. For media inquiries related to “Something Good,” contact Marisa Russell at Marisa.Russell@hbgusa.com or Tanya Farrell at email@example.com. For inquires regarding Rule of Threes,” contact Eva Zimmerman at Eva_Zimmerman@chroniclebooks.com. For inquiries regarding “Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse,” contact Tessa Meischied at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marcy Campbell is an award-winning author of picture books and middle-grade novels, which have earned praise from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, School Library Review, The Horn Book, Kirkus Reviews, and many others. Her debut picture book was selected for the Junior Library Guild, chosen as a Top 10 Indie Next Pick, and was the recipient of awards including the Comstock Read Aloud and Crystal Kite Awards. Her books have been translated into eight languages and adapted for stage. Campbell lives in Ohio with her husband, two children and three furry companions. Visit her at marcycampbell.com.
Marcy Campbell’s debut picture book, “Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse,” was an Indie Bestseller and awarded many prestigious honors, including the Comstock Read Aloud Award, the Crystal Kite Award and the Huckepack Prize in Germany. Her newest picture book, “Something Good,” has earned positive reviews including a starred review from Kirkus. Her debut novel for middle-grade students, “Rule of Threes” has been described as an “engaging tale of redefining family” (Publishers Weekly) and praised as “meticulously crafted” (Shelf Awareness). Campbell’s books have been translated into eight languages and appeared on many “Best of” lists. Her upcoming books include “The More You Give,” a modern-day response to “The Giving Tree” (Knopf, 2022).
Campbell grew up on a dairy farm in Illinois and began writing picture books when she was five, taping together booklets of pictures she drew. She continued writing throughout her school years and earned a degree in Mass Communication, after which she worked in public relations for several years before returning to school to follow her true passion of fiction writing.
She then earned an MA in Creative Writing and published many short stories, for adults, in literary journals, as well as essays in popular magazines, including Salon, The Writer and Ohio Magazine. She continues to write occasionally for adults. She has taught creative writing and composition at The College of Wooster and Eastern Michigan University.
When she’s not writing, Campbell enjoys talking with students around the country, speaking to them about the writing process and about kindness and empathy, frequent themes in her books. For more information, please visit www.marcycampbell.com.