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Harriet Rohmer

Harriet Rohmer is the founder and long-time publisher of Children’s Book Press, the pioneering publisher of bilingual and multicultural picture books (now an imprint of Lee & Low). Her books have won many major awards, including the American Book Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, the Pura Belpré Award, and the Ezra Jack Keats Award. She is the author of Heroes of the Environment from Chronicle Books. Her flash fiction and short stories have appeared in print and online magazines, including Louisiana Literature, RumbleFish, Flash Fiction Magazine, Zeek, Pacific Review, Passages North, and the Jewish Women’s Literary Annual. Stories from her novel-in-stories, Last of the Refuge Cities, have appeared in print and online magazines. She is completing a novel-in-flashes, Alligator Work, begun when she was an artist-in-residence at Everglades National Park.