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Individual Author Record

General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction



Illinois Connection

Heider lives in Chicago, where she is a member of the theater company Barrel of Monkeys. Through the company, she teaches creative writing to 3rd - 5th graders.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mary Winn Heider is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts Writing for Children and Young Adults program.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- """The Mortification of Fovea Munson""" *Middle Grade Debut Pick, Indies Introduce Winter/Spring, 2018 *Kids' Indie Next List Pick, Summer 2018 *Junior Library Guild Selection *Illinois READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2019