Kirsten W. Larson
Kirsten W. Larson used to work with rocket scientists at NASA. Now she writes about both history and science for kids. In Spring 2020, Calkins Creek will publish her debut picture book, WOOD, WIRE, WINGS, a biography of Emma Lilian Todd, the first woman to successfully design and engineer a working airplane. (Illus. by Tracy Subisak). Originally from Virginia, Kirsten lives near Los Angeles with her husband, lhasa-poo, and two curious kids. Find her at kirsten-w-larson.com or on Twitter and Instagram @KirstenWLarson.