Lee Gjertsen Malone


Creative Writing Workshop at BCAE

June 24th, 2018 by

I’ll be teaching a Creative Writing Workshop at the Boston Center for Adult Education on Tuesdays this summer. Find out more info here.

Planning Author Visits for Fall

May 18th, 2018 by

I had a great time visiting schools all around New England this year, and I’m looking forward to scheduling more visits for the coming school year. You can find out more info about author visits here, or email me at LeeGjertsenMalone@gmail.com.

More Upcoming Events!

January 2nd, 2018 by


2/1: World Read Aloud Day

2/3: Intro to Writing Children’s Books Class at BCAE (Boston)

2/8: Author Visit at Duxbury Middle School (Duxbury, Mass)

3/3: Dedham Middle Grade Authors Fest (Dedham, Mass)

3/15: Author Visit at Argenziano School (Somerville, Mass)

3/24: Finally Finish Your Book Class at BCAE (Boston)

4/20-4/22: New England Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference (Springfield, Mass)


Upcoming Events in Massachusetts and Maryland

October 2nd, 2017 by

October 14: One-day Workshop on Writing Children’s Books, Boston Center for Adult Education

October 20: Maryland Association of School Librarians

October 21: panel at Barnes & Noble, Elliott City, Maryland

October 23: Speaking to students at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland

CAMP GRIFTWOOD is coming from Aladdin in 2019!

July 13th, 2017 by

I’m overjoyed to be able share the news that my next book, CAMP GRIFTWOOD, will be published by Aladdin/S&S in 2019. Here’s the deal announcement from Publisher’s Weekly:



The paperback of THE LAST BOY AT ST. EDITH’S is here!

April 20th, 2017 by

It’s available from all major retailers! Here are some links:

IndieBound Amazon B&N




More Upcoming Events!

October 26th, 2016 by

NerdCampLI in Jericho, NY: November 4

Tween Author Fest, in Brookline, MA: Dec 17

One-day Children’s Book Writing Workshop at the BCAE: January 21

Pembroke Public Library MG panel, Pembroke, MA: March 4

Westwood Public Library MG Panel, Westwood, MA: March 25



Some Upcoming Events:

April 8th, 2016 by

April 9 — Cape AuthorFest in Cape Elizabeth, Maine
April 29-May 1— New England Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Conference, Springfield, Mass.
May 14 — Reading and signing at Turn of the Corkscrew Books & Wine, Rockville Centre, NY
June 10-12— Chesapeake Children’s Book Festival, Easton, Md. (other Maryland/DC events TBD)
September 16-18 — Burlington Book Festival, Burlington, Vt.
October 1 — Collingswood Book Festival, Collingswood, NJ (tentative)

THE LAST BOY AT ST. EDITH’S is finally here!

February 23rd, 2016 by

You can find it at your local bookstore or at AmazonBarnes & Noble, or Indiebound.


Interview with Dan Gemeinhart on Middle Grade Minded

February 20th, 2016 by

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by author Dan Gemeinhart (THE HONEST TRUTH, SOME KIND OF COURAGE) for the Middle Grade Minded Blog recently. You can check out the interview here.