About Marcella Pixley

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Marcella Pixley teaches eighth grade Language Arts at the Carlisle Public Schools. Her poetry has been published in literary journals such as Prairie Schooner, Feminist Studies, Sow’s Ear Poetry Review and Poet Lore, and she has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Ms. Pixley has written three acclaimed young adult novels: Freak, Without Tess, and most recently, Ready To Fall. Freak received four starred reviews and was named a Kirkus Best Book of the Year, and Without Tess was a School Library Journal selection.

Ms. Pixley lives in an antique farmhouse in Westford, Massachusetts with her husband and two sons. She is a graduate of Vassar College, University of Tennessee and Bread Loaf School of English.

Freak book cover    Without Tess book cover    Ready To Fall Book Cover
Paperback book cover image    Without Tess paperback

Contact The Author

To arrange an author visit, please contact the author directly at pixleymarcella@gmail.com, or contact Childrens.Publicity@macmillanusa.com  

Follow Marcella on Twitter at @marcellapixley, visit her Facebook page at Marcella Pixley Books, or visit her Author’s Page at Amazon.com.