Author, Denise Ditto
Denise Ditto, a native Texan, is a freelance writer who loves writing for children. She started working on The Tooth Collector Fairies series in 2012. She also enjoys writing about a variety of other topics, often focusing on recollections from her childhood and growing up in Houston. Her short story The Art of Ironing was published in OMG, That Woman!, a woman’s fiction anthology released in April 2013.
In addition to writing for children, Denise is the Executive Director of Houston Writers House. www.houstonwritershouse.com. Additionally, she is an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators since 2012. You can learn about Denise’s other interests at http://denisedittosatterfield.com/.
Denise graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston—Downtown with a degree in professional writing. She published two short stories in the university’s literary magazine, The Bayou Review, and won first place in the creative-writing contest for her short story Summer Breeze.
On a personal note, Denise is happily married to her husband, Frank Satterfield. They have four children and seven grandchildren. The couple lives in Montgomery, Texas, with their two furry companions, Jak Tuf Kat and Jillian Bean.