Connie Goldsmith writes books about history, health, and science for older children. She has 12 children’s books to her credit, with two more due out in the spring of 2014 and another in 2015. Most are published by Lerner Publishing’s nonfiction imprints. She has had over 200 articles published in various genres.
She is a big fan of young adult and middle-grade novels and reads one or two of them each week. Over the past 12 years, she has reviewed more than 700 children’s books for a regional parenting publication and more than two dozen for NJYB. She has had articles published in the children’s magazines Cricket and Highlights, among others, and has written for the SCBWI Bulletin, Children's Writer, and Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market.
Ms. Goldsmith is member of the Authors Guild and an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators; she serves as Conference Coordinator for SCBWI’s North/Central California region. Currently she is working on several nonfiction projects along with two YA novels and one MG novel.
As an RN with a master’s degree in health, Ms. Goldsmith also writes continuing education articles for nurses on a wide variety of professional and disease-specific topics. She writes a pediatric health column for a regional parenting publication and maintains a health blog on her website.