Kari Anne (K.A.) Holt is an award-winning author of several middle grade novels-in-verse including Ben Bee and the Teacher Griefer, Redwood & Ponytail, Knockout, House Arrest, and Rhyme Schemer. Dedicated to showing kids that anyone can be the main character of a book, she writes a variety of books in and about poetry. She also occasionally writes for adults, and is a founding member of the Typewriter Rodeo, where poets write custom poems on vintage typewriters. Kari Anne comes to Chelsea from Texas, where she lives with her wife, kids, and two dogs, Bea and Arthur. Learn more about Kari Anne's books on her site!