About Me

Wendy Mass is the New York Times bestselling author of thirty-one novels for young people (which have been translated into 32 languages and nominated for 92 state book awards), her first was A Mango-Shaped Space (which was awarded the Schneider Family Book Award by the American Library Association), followed by Leap Day, the Twice Upon a Time fairy tale series, Every Soul a StarThe Willow Falls series (that began with 11 Birthdays)Heaven Looks a Lot Like the MallJeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life (which was made into a feature film), The Candymakers series and Pi in the Sky. Her latest books are Bob (co-written with Rebecca Stead) and two early reader series called Space Taxi (co-written with Michael Brawer), and Time Jumpers. Wendy wrote the storyline for an episode of the television show Monk, entitled “Mr. Monk Goes to the Theatre,” which aired during the show’s second season. She was named the New Jersey Association of School Librarian’s 2018 Author of the Year. Odd hobbies include geocaching,  virtual reality, and magic tricks. She lives with her family in northwest New Jersey. (The photo is Wendy at three years old–gotta love the feety pajamas and 70’s decor!)

Signed Books:

If you’d like autographed books for yourself, your school, as gifts, etc, I’ve partnered up with Sparta Books, my wonderful local indie bookstore. If you call them and place an order and tell them you’d like it signed, I’ll go in and sign, they’ll mail them out.  Voila!



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Some older interviews:

Interview at Teen Ink

2009 Interview at Cynsations Blog

Interview—Blog Tour Winter 2008 Read

Interview with A Children’s Literature Blog

10 Question Interview

An interview with myshelf.com

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