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Michelle Cuevas is the author of the national bestsellers The Dreamatics, The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles illustrated by Caldecott medalist Erin E. Stead, The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole, Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow illustrated by Sydney Smith, Confessions of an Imaginary Friend: A Memoir by Jacques PapierBeyond the Laughing Sky illustrated by Julie Morstad, The Town of Turtle illustrated by Catia Chien, and The Masterwork of a Painting Elephant illustrated by Ed Young. Her novels Confessions of an Imaginary Friend and The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole are being developed into feature animated films.


Michelle graduated from Williams College and holds a master of fine arts in creative writing from the University of Virginia, where she received the Henry Hoyns Fellowship.

Her books have been translated into over 20 languages worldwide. 


She is a native of Berkshire County, Massachusetts.


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