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.



KIM VENTRELLA is the author of The Secret Life of Sam (HarperCollins), Hello, Future MeBone Hollow and Skeleton Tree (Scholastic). Her works explore difficult topics with big doses of humor, whimsy and hope. Her most recent middle grade novel, The Secret Life of Sam, was named one of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2020. Bone Hollow was chosen as a Best Book for Kids 2019 by New York Public Library, and Skeleton Tree was nominated for the 2019 Carnegie Medal in the UK. For the latest updates, follow Kim on Twitter and Instagram.

Cover Images

Agency Contact Details

Alec Shane, Literary Agent
Writers House

Film/TV inquiries:
Mary Pender, Film Agent
United Talent Agency

Select Media Appearances

Interview about HELLO, FUTURE ME with Jonathan Rosen From the Mixed-Up Files of MG Authors blog, August 2020:

Interview and cover reveal for THE SECRET LIFE OF SAM on MG Book Village, March 2020:

Interview and cover reveal for HELLO, FUTURE ME on Mr. Schu’s blog, September 2019:

Reading with Your Kids Podcast interview, April 2019:

Oklahoma Gazette, “Processing Death,” March 2019:

Interview on about the release of BONE HOLLOW:

Book Birthday Bash interview on Samantha M. Clark’s blog about the release of BONE HOLLOW:

Interview at MG Book Village about BONE HOLLOW:

Interview on the Metro Library Podcast:

BONE HOLLOW cover reveal on Mr. Schu’s blog:

Daily Oklahoman interview about SKELETON TREE: