Robbie Woliver

Robbie Woliver is a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning journalist and editor who was a columnist for Newsday, senior editor at Village Voice's suburban edition, writer for The New York Times and editor-in-chief of the Long Island Press, where he also helmed the newspaper's award-winning series "Our Children's Brains." He is the author of several books: Wyoming & March, Bringing It All Back Home, Hoot!, Creation and If I Knew Then, which won the 2005 Independent Publisher Book Awards for "Outstanding Book of the Year" and "Most Inspirational to Youth." In 2009, he was the recipient of the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, and Alphabet Kids garnered him another Independent Publisher Book Award. He lives in New York with his wife, Marilyn, son, Cory, and daughter, Emma.