John M. Cusick is a Vice President and literary agent with Folio Jr. / Folio Literary Management, representing picture books, middle-grade, and young adult novels. He is also the author of GIRL PARTS and CHERRY MONEY BABY (Candlewick Press), as well as a regular speaker at writers conferences. His client list of bestsellers and award winners include Julie Murphy (DUMPLIN’, Balzer & Bray), Laura Sebastian (the ASH PRINCESS series, Delacorte Press), S.K. Ali (SAINTS & MISFITS, Simon & Schuster), and Hafsah Faizal (WE HUNT THE FLAME, FSG). You can find him online at www.JohnMCusick.com and on twitter, @johnmcusick.