Susan Verde earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s in reading remediation before becoming an elementary school teacher at
a private school in Bridgehampton. She has also participated in the Southampton
Children’s Literature Conference at Stonybrook University. She currently lives
in East Hampton, New York, amidst an explosion of Legos, art supplies, and
picture books with her twin boys Joshua and Gabriel and her daughter Sophia.
They are the constant inspiration for her writing.