Kristen Kittscher

Kristen Kittscher is a former middle school English teacher and author of mysteries for young readers. Her debut novel, The Wig in the Window (Harper Children’s) garnered a starred review from School Library Journal and was named to 10 “Best of the Year” lists. The 2014 James Thurber House Children’s Writer-in-Residence and a graduate of Brown University, Kristen frequently presents at schools, libraries, and festivals. She lives with her husband in Pasadena, home of the Rose Parade — the inspiration for her most recent novel, The Tiara on the Terrace.