K. E. Ormsbee
K. E. Ormsbee writes books for children and young adults. Her debut novel, The Water and the Wild, a children’s portal fantasy, was published in 2015 by Chronicle Books and followed by sequels The Doorway and the Deep (2016) and The Current and the Cure (2018). The House in Poplar Wood was published by Chronicle in Fall 2018 and is a Junior Library Guild Selection, as well as the recipient of starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Ormsbee’s next Middle Grade novel, The Sardines of Strange Street, will be published by Disney-Hyperion in 2019. Ormsbee is also the author of YA contemporary novels Lucky Few and Tash Hearts Tolstoy, and the upcoming The Great Unknowable End (Simon & Schuster BFYR). She lives in Austin, Texas, where she writes all manner of stories and produces two weekly podcasts. You can find her online at keormsbee.com or follow her on social media at @kathsby.