Meet the Team

Dia L. Michels

Owner / Publisher

Ali Trujillo

Office Manager

Hannah Thelen

Director of Operations

Hannah just likes to be included, whether it's in the development, editing, and design of books, the translation of manuscripts, or the creation of sweet, sweet workflow spreadsheets. She received her BFA in creative writing from Bowling Green State University, where she also minored in print design and technology (and dance). Hannah currently lives in Silver Spring, MD, with a roommate and their two grumpy rats named Cookies and Cream.

Favorite Children's Books: 

The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen, Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp by Carol Diggory Shields, Illustrated by Scott Nash

Caitlin Burnham

Editorial and Marketing Coordinator

Caitlin loves all things books, which makes having a hand in the editorial, design, and marketing phases of book development a dream come true. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BA in English, and a minor in studio art. Caitlin lives in Washington, DC, where she's constantly visiting her neighborhood's Little Free Libraries and working on new sticker designs for her Etsy shop.

Favorite Children's Books: 

Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

The Bailey School Kids series by Marcia T. Jones and Debbie Dadey, Illustrated

by John Steven Gurney

Darwin Castillo

Information and Technology Coordinator

Marlee Brooks

Lead Editorial Assistant

Sabrina Moorer

Editorial and Marketing Associate

Sienna Sullivan

Editorial and Marketing Associate

Amara Leonard

Editorial and Marketing Associate

Interested in joining our team?

Learn more about our Editorial and Marketing Associate internship opportunities here.

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