Photo courtesy of Jennifer Widemire Smith Photography

Candice Marley Conner grew up between swamps, a river, and the Gulf Coast, so her stories emerge from gnarled burrows, muddy water, and salty air.

She’s represented by the fabulous Katelyn Detweiler of Jill Grinberg Literary Management. The kidlit haint at a local indie bookstore, The Haunted Bookshop, Candice is also a Local Liaison for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and published in Babybug Magazine and various anthologies, and forthcoming in Highlights Hello. A member of the #Newin19 picture book debut group, her story, SASSAFRAS AND HER TEENY TINY TAIL, releases with MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing in 2019. Candice is also in the #roaring20sdebut MG and YA debut group for her YA Southern Mystery, THE EXISTENCE OF BEA PEARL, out Fall 2020 with Owl Hollow Press.

You can find her on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/Candice_marleyc, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/CMarleyConnerAuthor, and Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/candice_marleyconner/

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