Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan is an award-winning children’s author from Pittsburgh, PA. Her stories inspire readers to have hope, take action, and laugh.

She is the author of several fiction and nonfiction books for grades PK-8. She also writes textbooks and content for online educational resources.

In addition to books, Elizabeth also writes fiction, non-fiction, crafts and recipes for numerous magazines including Highlights for Children, Muse, and more.

Elizabeth has her MA in American History, with a certificate in Women’s Studies. She has a BA in History and BS in Biology. She loves writing about history, nature and the environment, and science. And sports. And baking. (The list goes on!)

She is the regional advisor for SCBWI Pennsylvania: West. She was the 2016-2017 Fellow for Pen Parentis. She won an SCBWI Merit Award for her nonfiction magazine article “Hands On: Your Life As Art” in 2020.

Elizabeth is a birder, a community scientist, a runner, board game fan, and loves baking desserts with her family.