Maureen Crane Wartski

WINC emerita

Maureen Crane Wartski, made her home in Raleigh, taught high school English and writing and conducted writing workshops throughout the country. She authored fourteen YA novels including the award winning A Boat To Nowhere and the critically acclaimed Candle In the Wind. She wrote short stories for anthologies and for Boys’ Life magazine. Her most recent book for young readers, Yuri’s Brush With Magic, was published by Sleepy Hollow Books.


Learn more about Maureen's life and work and read past entries of her blog at:


Cat & Mouse from Wild Things, Front Street Books an imprint of Boyds Mills Press © 2009 Clay Carmichael.

Turtles from An Island Scrapbook, Simon & Schuster © 1998 Virginia Wright Frierson

WINC logo © 2005 Consie Powell, WINC emerita

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