Press Kit

BIO

Shari Swanson (www.shariswanson.com) earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is an appellate lawyer, with many published cases, and a former middle school language arts teacher. Honey, the Dog Who Saved Abe Lincoln is her debut picture book. She lives in Southern California with her husband and their dog, Honey.

LONG BIO

Shari Swanson (www.shariswanson.com) earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She also graduated from UCLA with a degree in English Literature, and from USC with her law degree. She is an appellate lawyer, with many published cases, including the landmark, nationally-followed case, Potter v. Firestone, where she helped recover damages for her clients based on Firestone’s illegal dumping of toxics. Shari is also a former middle school language arts teacher. Honey, the Dog Who Saved Abe Lincoln is her debut picture book. She lives in Southern California with her husband and their dog, Honey.

Photos

Click on each photo below to open the high-res version. Photo credit: Christie Lane Photography