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  Heather E. Schwartz
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I (heart) writing for kids! With more than 35 nonfiction children's titles to my name, there's nothing I can't cover. Credits include bios on today's hottest celebs (think Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, and Miley) as well as books on science, history, social media, and other educational topics.

Learn more about me at www.heathereschwartz.com.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Book Author 9 Years
Editor 19 Years
Writer 19 Years
Specialty
Entertainment 9 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers 18 Years
Science, history, and other educational nonfiction topics for children 19 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
19 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Capstone Press (11+), Discovery Girls (6-10), Lerner Publishing Group (6-10), National Geographic Kids (6-10), Teacher Created Materials (3-5), USAA's UMag (3-5), Lucent Books (3-5), KidsGetArthritisToo.org (Arthritis Foundation) (1-2), Tangerine Press (Scholastic) (1-2)
Awards
2013: California Reading Association Eureka! Gold Award, Girls Rebel! Amazing Tales of Women Who Broke the Mold (Capstone Press)
2011: Pitchapalooza winner, Rhinebeck, NY
Associations
SCBWI, Children's Literature Connection
Other
Some superstars I've interviewed include Allisyn Ashley Arm, Danica McKellar, Kate Pierson of The B-52s, golfer Annika Sorenstam, Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken, Cosmo editor Kate White and fitness guru Jack LaLanne.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Books  
(Lerner Publishing Group, 1/1/2014)
(Lerner Publishing Group, 1/1/2014)
(Lerner Publishing Group, 1/1/2014)
(Lerner Publishing Group, 11/1/2013)
(Lerner Publishing Group, 11/1/2013)
(Capstone Press, 7/1/2013)
(Lerner Publishing Group, 3/1/2013)
(Capstone Press, 8/1/2012)
(Capstone Press, 8/1/2012)
(Teacher Created Materials, 7/1/2012)
(Capstone Press, 1/1/2012)
(Capstone Press, 1/1/2012)
(Capstone Press, 8/1/2011)
(Lucent Books, 3/4/2011)
(Lucent Books, 1/28/2011)
(Capstone Press, 1/2/2011)
(Capstone Press, 1/2/2011)
(Capstone Press, 1/2/2011)
(Capstone Press, 3/1/2010)
(Capstone Press, 8/15/2009)
(Capstone Press, 8/15/2009)
(Capstone Press, 8/15/2009)
(Capstone Press, 8/1/2008)
(Capstone Press, 1/1/2008)
(Capstone Press, 8/1/2007)
(Capstone Press, 8/1/2007)
(Capstone Press, 3/1/2007)
(Capstone Press, 3/1/2007)
(Capstone Press, 3/1/2007)
(Warner Books, 2/1/2004)
Copywriting  
(Arthritis Foundation, 1/1/2011)
Developed content for three sections of the website, aimed at young children, tweens and teens.
Magazines  
(National Geographic Kids, 10/14/2008)
(Discovery Girls, 5/1/2008)
Contact Info
  Heather E. Schwartz
upstate, NY 
USA

E-Mail: HeatherEstelleSchwartz@gmail.com
Website: http://www.heathereschwartz.com