Dils, Tracey E.

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DILS, Tracey E.

DILS, Tracey E. Also writes as Tracey Herrold. American, b. 1958. Genres: Children's fiction, Writing/Journalism. Career: Frontier Press, Columbus, OH, associate editor, 1980-81; Merrill Publishing Company, Columbus, production editor, 1982-84, developmental editor, 1984-86; Willowisp Press, Worthington, OH, managing editor/editorial project manager, 1986-89, editor-in-chief, 1989-90; Ohio State University Press, Columbus, marketing manager, 1990-93; A Writer's Place, Columbus, manager, director, author, 1993-. Instructor at Southern Ohio Writers Conference, Romance Writers of America National Convention, and Thurber House, all 1989; Suncoast Writers' Conference and Society for Children's Book Writers, Southwest Texas Chapter, both 1990; Ohio State University Summer Writing Series, 1991-93, and Rockport Writing Series, 1992; faculty member, Institute of Children's Literature, 1993-. Publications: Words, Words, Words, 1988; (as Tracey Herrold) The Puppy Who Needed a Friend, 1989; The Scariest Stories You've Ever Heard, Part III, 1990; Grandpa's Magic, 1990; Whatever I Do, the Monster Does Too, 1991; George Washington: Country Boy, Country Gentleman, 1992; Boytalk: How to Talk to Your Favorite Guy, 1992; A Look around Coral Reefs, 1995; Annabelle's Awful Waffle, in press. CONTRIBUTOR: How to Write a Novel for Young Readers and Get it Published, edited by K. Falk and C. Savage, 1990. Address: 1759 Bedford Rd., Columbus, OH 43212, U.S.A.