A bi-weekly feature (oops! late this week…too much happening!) profiling the talented authors and illustrators who bring children’s books to life.
Deborah Hopkinson has two full-time jobs, writer and professional fundraiser. Her readers know her award-winning picture books, nonfiction, and novels, and her university colleagues know her talents as the Vice President for College Advancement at Pacific Northwest College of Art in Oregon. As the primary breadwinner in her household, she cannot forego the health benefits of full-time employment, so she carves out chunks of time for writing. “I make lists,” she says. “I tend to work on weekends and a little bit in the evenings on shorter things, or I divide what I have to do in smaller pieces.” More…
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