Press Kit

Thank you for visiting my online press kit. You’ll find links to high resolution author and cover photos, media clippings, agency contact information and more.

Headshots

Bio

KIM VENTRELLA is the author of The Secret Life of Sam (Fall 2020, HarperCollins), Hello, Future Me (Aug. 2020, Scholastic), Bone Hollow and Skeleton Tree. Her works explore difficult topics with big doses of humor, whimsy and hope. Kim has held a variety of interesting jobs, including children’s librarian, scare actor, Peace Corps volunteer, French instructor and overnight staff person at a women’s shelter, but her favorite job title is author. She lives in Oklahoma City with her dog and co-writer, Hera. For the latest updates, follow Kim on Twitter and Instagram.

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Agency Contact Details

Brianne Johnson, Literary Agent
Writers House
bjohnson@writershouse.com
phone: 212-685-2400

Cecilia de la Campa, Subsidiary Rights Director
Writers House
cdelacampa@writershouse.com
phone: 212-685-2400

Mary Pender, Film Agent
United Talent Agency
penderM@unitedtalent.com
phone: 212-500-3220

Select Media Appearances

Interview about HELLO, FUTURE ME with Jonathan Rosen From the Mixed-Up Files of MG Authors blog, August 2020: https://fromthemixedupfiles.com/interview-with-kim-ventrella-author-of-hello-future-me/

Interview and cover reveal for THE SECRET LIFE OF SAM on MG Book Village, March 2020: https://mgbookvillage.org/2020/03/11/cover-reveal-the-secret-life-of-sam-by-kim-ventrella/

Interview and cover reveal for HELLO, FUTURE ME on Mr. Schu’s blog, September 2019: http://mrschureads.blogspot.com/2019/09/hello-future-me-by-kim-ventrella.html

Reading with Your Kids Podcast interview, April 2019: https://bit.ly/2XgEYiI

Oklahoma Gazette, “Processing Death,” March 2019: https://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/processing-death/Content?oid=5735257

Interview on spookymiddlegrade.com about the release of BONE HOLLOW: https://spookymiddlegrade.com/2019/02/26/its-bone-hollows-book-birthday/

Book Birthday Bash interview on Samantha M. Clark’s blog about the release of BONE HOLLOW: http://www.samanthamclark.com/2019/02/26/book-birthday-bash-bone-hollow/

Interview at MG Book Village about BONE HOLLOW: https://mgbookvillage.org/2019/02/26/interview-kim-ventrella/

Interview on the Metro Library Podcast: https://podcast.metrolibrary.org/oklahoma-authors-kim-ventrella

BONE HOLLOW cover reveal on Mr. Schu’s blog: https://mrschureads.blogspot.com/2018/07/bone-hollow-by-kim-ventrella.html

Daily Oklahoman interview about SKELETON TREE: https://newsok.com/article/5593423/oklahoma-author-says-children-can-teach-adults-about-reading