Lena Coakley Books & Biography
LENA COAKLEY was born in Milford, Connecticut, and grew up on Long Island. After studying writing at Sarah Lawrence College, she moved to Toronto. She is the author of the acclaimed fantasy novel Witchlanders, winner of the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award, as well as the picture books On the Night of the Comet and Mrs. Goodhearth and the Gargoyle. The former administrative director for the Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers, Oakley is now a full-time writer.