THOMAS, Abigail. American, b. 1941. Genres: Children's fiction, Novels, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Viking Press, former literary agent and editor; author, 1988-. Also teacher of fiction writing. Publications: FOR CHILDREN: Wake up, Wilson Street, 1993; Pearl Paints, 1994; Lily, 1994. ADULT FICTION: Getting over Tom: Stories, 1994; An Actual Life (novel), 1996; Herb's Pajamas (short stories), 1998. Contributor of short stories and poetry to magazines and journals. Address: 369 Riverside Dr., New York, NY 10025, U.S.A.