Meet a Poppy: Abby Fabiaschi

Meet a Poppy: Abby Fabiaschi

When I was fifteen, I lost my closest friend in a car accident. Introducing guilt and grief to my already raging teenage hormones and fierce desire for independence was world-altering. I matured quickly, but not graciously; no longer caring about homecoming dates or...
Meet a Poppy: Kimberly Brock

Meet a Poppy: Kimberly Brock

Two truths and a lie! I fabricated a ghost story in elementary school that scared all the kids on the playground, including my best friend, who wouldn’t sleep in her own bed for weeks. I had an extensive spinal fusion (T2-L3) performed when I was sixteen that ended my...
Meet a Poppy: Kate Moretti

Meet a Poppy: Kate Moretti

This past weekend I did my first keynote speech! I spoke at Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers conference to around 350 people. I sometimes doubt that my story is, by itself, inspiring. I became a writer while on maternity leave and was able to publish with little...
Meet a Poppy: Camille Pagan

Meet a Poppy: Camille Pagan

Two Truths and a Lie: I once wanted to be a doctor One of my first jobs was babysitting teenage models I’ve published every novel I’ve ever written THE TRUTH: I’ve always wanted to be a novelist, but there was a time I considered pursuing medicine as a career. My...
Meet a Poppy: Patti Callahan Henry

Meet a Poppy: Patti Callahan Henry

Five Things about me: 1. I was a pediatric clinical nurse specialist — my first publication wasn’t a book but a thesis and then a coloring book for kids to learn how to take care of themselves after an injury. 2. My three kids are grown now and scattered about the US...
Meet a Poppy: Hank Phillippi Ryan

Meet a Poppy: Hank Phillippi Ryan

Five things you didn’t know about me … 1. I cannot sing. At all. It is tragic, and terrible, and I know all the lyrics to every song, pop charts (of a, um, certain era) and folk music and Broadway shows. And I am a wow by myself, especially in the car. But whoa....