Meet Lizzy...

Lizzy Zander is not looking forward to the summer before sixth grade. For starters, she has to move to a new city where she knows absolutely no one. Making things even worse is her dad and his stupid M.S.


Here are some fun facts about me:

  • ​In my writing, I capture the quiet, confusing, joyful, hilarious, and heartbreaking moments of growing up.

  • I published my first middle grade novel, Until the Ocean Freezes, in 2020. I am currently working on two new books for kids. Stay tuned for updates!


  • I love animals, especially my dog, Spencer, and elephants.

  • I live in New York City.


  • My favorite color is red.


  • I have a daughter named Zoe and a son named Lucas.


  • My husband and I met two weeks before we graduated from college.


  • I'm an identical twin. 


  • When I'm not writing, you can probably find me in the kitchen cooking up a storm.


  • I read every chance I get and especially enjoy the works of middle grade authors like Meg Medina, Rebecca Stead, Kate DiCamillo, Esther Ehrlich, Judy Blume, and so many others.


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