Author

Liza N. BurbyLiza N. Burby is the author of 37 nonfiction books for children ranging from biographies and science books to social issues, and two for adults, including How to Publish Your Children’s Book and Eight Principles for Growing a Loving Family (co-authored with Darlene and Derek Hopson, Ph.Ds). For a complete list click here.

Liza has been invited to speak about her books at writers’ conferences, including the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Midwest Literary Festival, the CAPA University Annual Writers Conference, the American Association of Journalists and Authors, the Society of Professional Journalists and Wayne County Arts Alliance, as well as and numerous libraries, schools and book stores.

Liza was also the 2004 Author in Residence for the National Book Foundation at Washington Heights in New York. And she is the children’s fiction judge for Writer’s Digest Annual Contest.

She won the New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age 1996 for her book World Hunger.

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