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 from her undergraduate institution. She loves writing about nature and the environment.

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.