Lindsay H. Metcalf
Lindsay H. Metcalf is a children’s author, poet, and journalist who will debut with two nonfiction picture books. In fall 2020, Charlesbridge will release Taking the Mic: Fourteen Young Americans Making History, a poetic anthology co-edited by Lindsay, Jeanette Bradley, and Keila V. Dawson, and illustrated by Bradley. It features fourteen contemporary young activists, each spotlighted by a well-known poet. Subjects include literacy activist Marley Dias, water protector Jasilyn Charger, Scout for Equality founder Zach Wahls, and immigration reformer Viridiana Sanchez Santos. Contributors include Nikki Grimes, Joseph Bruchac, Lesléa Newman, and Guadalupe García McCall. Lindsay lives in Kansas with her husband, two elementary-aged sons, two cats, and a cuddly flop-eared dog. She is represented by Emily Mitchell at Wernick and Pratt Agency. Details about Lindsay’s second nonfiction picture book will be forthcoming on her website, lindsayhmetcalf.com, and on Twitter @lindsayhmetcalf.