Meet Our Authors

Shelly Roark

Shelly Roark, based in East Texas, wanted to grow up to be Wonder Woman, but when that didn’t work out, she graduated from Baylor University and chose to become a storyteller. Her career has included work as a newspaper journalist and a non-profit ghostwriter. Shelly lives with her close-knit family, including her husband, three kids, and black lab Rosie. The Bubble Who Would Not Pop! is her debut picture book. To learn more about Shelly, visit her at

Bonnie Clark

Bonnie Clark, a homeschooling mom, loves a good story that makes her laugh or cry, but most importantly, makes her think. A contestant on Wheel of Fortune, an inventor of an abdominal exercise mat, and now a children’s book author, Bonnie, a member of SCBWI, lives with her fun family of five in Canton, Georgia. The Yucky Words is her debut picture book. To learn more about Bonnie and her work, visit her online on her website or on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Amberly Kristen Clowe

Amberly Kristen Clowe, author of three children’s fiction books, writes from her home in Kingwood, Texas. An avid cycler and veteran elementary school, Amberly spends her days with her husband and two children while creating stories that share faith and fun with young readers. Visit her website.

Jenni DeWitt

Jenni DeWitt, a hot and cold coffee drinker, loves writing from her front porch in Nebraska, where she resides with her husband, two boys, and pets Maya and Bella. She has always wanted to be a writer, winning her first writing contest in fifth grade, and has published two non-fiction titles, Forty Days: A Memoir of Our Time in the Desert of Childhood Cancer and Why Won’t God Talk to Me? Surprising Ways He Already Is. Her young adult novel will debut Fall 2018. You can learn more about her by visiting her website or joining her on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.