Author and/or illustrator of over 40 books, Pat teaches children’s book courses at Pratt Institute and Parsons and runs a summer Children’s Book Boot Camp that brings writers and illustrators together with top editors, art directors and agents.

She serves on the boards of the Authors Guild, the Authors League Fund and SCBWI and also as Chair of the Founders Award Jury for the Society of Illustrators’ Original Art Show.

Pat’s latest books include her debut middle grade novel, Trace, from HarperCollins and Where is Mommy?, a picture book from Holiday House.

Find her at www.patcummings.com or on Twitter @PatCummingsBook.