Hen&ink Coop: Christy Mihaly

About Christy Mihaly

Christy Mihaly loves the magic and power of words. She writes articles, stories, essays, poems, and children’s books, and is particularly drawn to nonfiction. Her 2017 books for the educational market include Moose, All About Apps, Getting Paid to Make Cosplay Costumes and Props, Elephants, and Using Math in Fashion. Christy was also the author of the 2016 National Geographic Kids’ Junior Ranger Activity Book. Her ASK magazine article about Gregor Mendel, “The Probability of Purple Peas,” received a letter of commendation in the 2016 SCBWI Magazine Merit Awards competition. Forthcoming books include an illustrated picture book about haymaking and a YA title about eating for the health of the planet. Christy is a founding member of GROG, the group blog for writers and readers of children’s literature. She has degrees from Dartmouth College and the University of California, Berkeley. After living in Oregon, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, New Hampshire, California, and Spain, she has settled happily with her family in rural Vermont.