Busby Ross likes to say that she is from Maine, but really she
has lived in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Maine, New
York and California.
Since both of her parents were born in
Maine, and she went to high school there, she thinks of it as
her home state. She can also do a mean Downeast accent.
has worked at Random House, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster
as a children's book editor. She was also Senior Editor at Teen
She is a best selling, award winning author of fiction and nonfiction books for young readers, numerous magazine articles and short stories. She lives in Los Angeles with her family.