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Tom Birdseye

Tom Birdseye is the critically-acclaimed author of 19 young adult, middle grade, picture book, and non-fiction works.


After years of working and revising, and revising more, and still more, you finally reach a point where your editor says, “And now it’s perfect.”… Read More »really?

Prime Time

I’ve spent the last year being 71. Not without its POAs (Potholes of Adversity), overall this last lap around the sun has been pretty great.… Read More »Prime Time

Swept away

“You rock, Romeo!” This from a high school student at Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s production of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo had just peeled his shirt off.… Read More »Swept away

On a recent trip to the South to visit family and friends, Debbie and I stopped in Hermitage, TN to see my Uncle Cecil, who… Read More »