Originally from Houston, Texas, Kirk Reedstrom spent most of his childhood drawing and reading Calvin & Hobbes. He studied at Centenary College of Louisiana where he interned with William Joyce and fell in love with children’s literature before becoming a bookseller at Blue Willow Bookshop. Kirk now spends most of his time doodling in Shreveport, Louisiana with his wife, Sarah Duet and cat, Nash.

Kirk is an active SCBWI Member, Member of the Louisiana Reading Association, and Advisory Board Member of the Noel Community Arts Program.
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