Meet the Faculty: A. C. Gaughen and Ame Dyckman

We feel lucky to have met both of these authors through conferences also. If you’ve ever read A. C. Gaughen’s creative books based on the tales of Robin Hood, you’ll know to get excited about her post on voice. Fun and fabulous Ame Dychman is sure to surprise with a post about anything from robots to tea parties!

 A. C. Gaughen
 is the author of Scarlet. She serves as the Director of Girls’ Leadership for Boston GLOW, a non-profit organization that creates opportunities to encourage and engage teen girls in the greater Boston area. She holds a Masters degree in Creative Writing from St. Andrews University in Scotland and a Masters in Education from Harvard University. You can find out more about her at and follow her on Twitter at

AME FOX SHIRT 7-14Ame Dyckman Ame Dyckman reads and writes picture books when she should be sleeping. She’s the author of:

· BOY + BOT, ill. by Dan Yaccarino (Random House’s Alfred A. Knopf; 2012).
· TEA PARTY RULES, ill. by K. G. Campbell (Penguin’s Viking; 2013).
· WOLFIE THE BUNNY, ill. by Zachariah OHora (Little, Brown; February 17, 2015).
· HORRIBLE BEAR, ill. by Zachariah OHora (Little, Brown; Spring, 2016).

Ame lives in Lawrenceville, NJ, with her family, pets, and characters. Follow Ame on Twitter (@AmeDyckman), where she Tweets picture book reviews and pretty much everything that pops into her head.

Find more of our great Summer School guest bloggers on our Faculty page. And you haven’t registered yet, there’s still time! Click here to find the registration form.  Kidlit Summer School kicks off in less than a week! Check back Friday for more details about giveaways, webinars, and more.

7 comments on “Meet the Faculty: A. C. Gaughen and Ame Dyckman

  1. Robyn Campbell says:

    I signed up right after the announcement, but I’m not getting the emails. 😦


    • kamikinard says:

      Hi Robyn, Did you follow the blog? If you filled out the form, you are signed up to be eligible for the prizes and the webinars (to be announced.) The blog posts are designed for you to get in whichever manner is best for you. To make sure you don’t miss any, click on Follow button in the sidebar. Then you should get an email every time there is a post. Let us know if this doesn’t work.


  2. Robyn Campbell says:

    Oh and love A.C. AND Ame. FANTASTIC!


  3. nicolepopel says:

    Looking forward to starting. Do I need to log in somewhere, or does it come via email? Thanks.


  4. kamikinard says:

    Hi Nicole, You don not need to log in for the blog posts. You can either check in daily, or sign up to follow the blog in the sidebar. This should insure that you don’t miss any posts! We will be posting details about the other events on Friday. 🙂


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