Hen&ink Coop: Candy Wellins

About Candy Wellins

Candy Wellins is a lifelong writer and book lover. A former elementary school teacher, Candy has a BA in journalism and an M.Ed. in literacy education. She’s now a full-time mom to three wonderful children who keep her up-to-date and immersed in kid’s literature. When she’s not reading, writing or mothering, Candy loves running, traveling and naps! Her debut picture book SATURDAYS ARE FOR STELLA (Illustrated by Charlie Eve Ryan, PAGE STREET KIDS) comes out in 2020 and her debut picture book biography THE STARS BECKONED: EDWARD WHITE AND HIS SPACEWALK (Illustrated by Courtney Dawson, PHILOMEL) comes out in 2021.  You can follow her at www.candywellins.com, on Instagram @candywellins and on twitter @candy_wellins. Candy and her family live in Central Texas.