Clay Carmichael was born and grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
She attended Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and graduated summa cum laude in creative writing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Her picture books and novels have been translated into many languages. Soon, her novel Wild Things will appear in Italian, and Brother, Brother her newest novel for young adults
will be published in Germany, translated by the talented Birgitt Kollmann who also translated Wild Things.
She lives, writes, and illustrates in Carrboro, North Carolina with her sculptor-husband Mike Roig and an ever-growing number of animals. Each year, she and her
Photo credits: Clay Carmichael, Mike Roig, Laura Ortiz
Picture books: North-South Books
Wild Things, Front Street, an imprint of Boyds Mills Press
Brother, Brother, Roaring Brook Press
The Secret to Their Success, How 33 Women Made Their Dreams Come True, Coastal Carolina Press
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