Abby Ranger


Abby Ranger is a senior editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books. Her current focus is middle grade fiction of all stripes: fresh and honest contemporary, smart epic fantasy, stories with elements of magical realism, and original takes on subjects of enduring interest. She also acquires select picture books and young adult novels. Her first job in publishing was at Scholastic, and she spent four years at Disney-Hyperion. She has been lucky enough to work with such authors and artists as Cinda Williams Chima, Laura Godwin and Ann M. Martin, Katherine Marsh, Jon J Muth, Victoria Schwab, Melissa Sweet, Kiera Stewart, and Maggie Stiefvater. She tweets at @ranger_abby.

SiWC Workshops

Sunday 11:00am

Our panel tackles the taboos, rules, brick walls, joys and frustrations they've come up against writing and agenting YA and NA fiction. Bring your questions and find out what's new, what's too old, what sells and what falls flat in fiction for teens.