Appearing Saturday, Sunday
Tom Leveen is the author of seven novels with imprints of Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Abrams. He has also teamed up with Todd McFarlane writing Spawn, the comic book series, and released two independent books: A how-to guide for writers on the subject of dialogue, and a horror novella based on real events. Currently an early literacy specialist with Phoenix Public Library, Tom has six years of previous library work experience. He also has 22 years of theatre experience as an actor and director and has been the Artistic Director for two different theatre companies.
Tom wrote his first story in second grade and has been writing and telling stories ever since. His first horror novel, Sick, won the Westchester Fiction Award and the Grand Canyon Reader Award. His novel Zerowas a Best Book of 2013 (American Library Association/Young Adult Library Services Association). A frequent guest speaker and teacher, Tom has taught, paneled, and/or keynoted for SCBWI, RWA, Desert Nights Rising Stars, Phoenix Comicon, AzLA, NCTE, TEDx, People of Color Network, Western New Mexico University, Arizona State University, Arizona Reading Association, Kennesaw State University, multiple schools and conferences throughout Germany, AETA, the Los Angeles Teen Book Fest, and many others.
Find him online at tomleveen.com, Facebook.com/AuthorTomLeveen, and @tomleveen.