Dashka Slater’s novel, The Wishing Box, was named one of the best books of the year by the Los Angeles Times, which called it “an impish novel, hopeful and full of humor.” She is the author of four acclaimed children's books: Baby Shoes; Firefighters in the Dark; The Sea Serpent and Me and Dangerously Ever After. She has two picture books forthcoming in 2017, as well as the much-anticipated Young Adult non-fiction narrative The 57 Bus.
Slater is also an award-winning journalist who has written for such publications as Newsweek, More, Salon, Mother Jones, Sierra, and The New York Times Magazine. The recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, she is currently working on new books for both children and adults. Learn more at www.dashkaslater.com.
Dashka Slater is the author of books: The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives, Escargot, The Antlered Ship, Dangerously Ever After, The Sea Serpent and Me, The Wishing Box, Baby Shoes, Firefighters in the Dark, A Book for Escargot, The Book of Fatal Errors