Genevieve "Gennie" Gorback is an early childhood educator with a master's of education in teaching from UC Santa Barbara. She is a curriculum writer for an early literacy app, the president of the California Kindergarten Association, and an education consultant. In her spare time, Gennie writes picture books and volunteers as her local SCBWI County Coordinator. She is a proud graduate of the Children's Book Academy, a member of the 12x12 Picture Book Challenge, and an active Storystorm participant. Gennie is the co-founder of the popular "Birthday! Birthday! KidLit Writing Contest" with her critique partner and birthday twin, Amy Leskowski.
Gennie lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her college-sweetheart husband, two awesome daughters and two cuddly cats.