Author Sue CorbettSue Corbett grew up in New York, the daughter of Irish immigrants. After attending Fairfield University and the University of Missouri Graduate School of Journalism, she began a career as a reporter, first at television stations in Missouri, South Carolina, and Florida; then as a writer at the Miami Herald. Since 1996, she’s been the Herald’s children’s book reviewer. She is also a regular contributor to Publishers Weekly and People magazines.

She is married to Tom Davidson, a digital-media executive. They couple has two brass players, Conor, 15, and Liam, 13, and a violinist, Brigit, 10. The family also enjoys the company (most of the time) of their dog, a talking beagle named Louie.

Disclosures: In addition to her writing and book reviews, Sue receives (paltry) compensation if you buy a book directly from an affiliate link on this site. It helps to, but does not fully, slake her addiction to caffeine.

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