Tamara Ellis Smith received an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults in 2007 from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She writes middle grade novels and picture books and received an Honorable Mention for her middle grade novel Marble Boys in the 2008 PEN New England Discovery Awards. It was also runner up for the 2008 SCBWI Works-In-Progress grant. She can be found online at www.tamaraellissmith.com and www.smithwright.blogspot.com. She is represented by Erin Murphy Literary Agency.
Tamara has been reviewing at BookBrowse since 2009.
Oldest romance writer in the world dies aged 105. Books #124 and #125 to be published next year(Dec 10 2013) Ida Pollock, author of more than 120 books, and believed to be the world's oldest romantic novelist, has died at the age of 105.