Marie Hoy-Kenny is a writer and theatre enthusiast from Ontario, Canada, where she lives with her guitar-playing husband, two creative and spirited young children, and mischievous poodle. Marie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Master of Science in Education. She writes young adult and middle grade novels and has had several stories and poems published in literary magazines. Her middle grade ghost novel is inspired in part by the (supposedly) haunted schools she has worked at. Marie is represented by Emmy Nordstrom Higdon from The Rights Factory.