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Author Spotlight: Janae Marks

Our April spotlighted author grew up in NYC, dabbled in musical theatre, bakes some amazing cupcakes, and wrote a novel about a spirited girl who tries to get her dad out of prison. Who is it?

It's Janae Marks!

Janae Marks is the author of From the Desk of Zoe Washington (titled The Faraway Truth for UK readers), with another exciting novel on the way.

From the Desk of Zoe Washington is a poignant middle-grade book about a girl named Zoe, who's sassy, spirited, and loves to cook. A little while after her birthday, Zoe discovers a letter from her biological father, who she knows is in prison. When Zoe finds out that her mothe