Long Bio

Renée M. LaTulippe is the author of the poem picture book The Crab Ballet (Cameron Kids/Abrams, 2022) and the forthcoming poetry collection Limelight: Theater Poems to Perform (Charlesbridge, 2025). She also has poems published in many anthologies including the upcoming No World Too Big (Charlesbridge, 2023) as well as Night Wishes and School People (ed. Lee Bennett Hopkins), National Geographic’s The Poetry of US and NatGeo’s Book of Nature Poetry (ed. J. Patrick Lewis), One Minute Till Bedtime (ed. Kenn Nesbitt), Poems Are Teachers (ed. Amy Ludwig VanDerwater), ThankU: Poems of Gratitude (ed. Miranda Paul), A World Full of Poems (ed. Sylvia Vardell), several editions of The Poetry Friday Anthology books (ed. Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong), and diverse upcoming collections.

In the educational market, Renée has co-authored nine award-winning leveled readers (Moonbeam Children’s Books Silver Award, Mom’s Choice Gold Awards), a collection of poetry titled Lizard Lou: a collection of rhymes old and new (Moonbeam Children’s Books Silver Award for poetry), and the workbook All About Homophones (Finalist, IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards) for All About Learning Press, where she is also the editor.

Renée developed and teaches the online course The Lyrical Language Lab, provides free lessons and Peek & Critique sessions for children’s writers on her YouTube channel, and blogs on children’s poetry at NoWaterRiver.com. She earned her BFA in acting/directing from Marymount Manhattan College and her MA in English Education from NYU; worked and played in the theater for almost two decades; and taught English, theater arts, and public speaking in NYC. Originally from upstate New York, she lives by the sea in Italy with her husband and three children.

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Short Bio

Renée M. LaTulippe is the author of The Crab Ballet (Cameron Kids/Abrams, 2022) and Limelight: Theater Poems to Perform (Charlesbridge, 2025) and has poems published in many anthologies including No World Too Big (Charlesbridge, 2023), Night Wishes and School People (ed. Lee Bennett Hopkins), National Geographic’s The Poetry of US (ed. J. Patrick Lewis), One Minute Till Bedtime (ed. Kenn Nesbitt), Poems Are Teachers (ed. Amy Ludwig VanDerwater), ThankU: Poems of Gratitude (ed. Miranda Paul), and A World Full of Poems.

Renée developed and teaches the online course The Lyrical Language Lab, provides free lessons and Peek & Critique sessions for children’s writers on her YouTube channel, and blogs on children’s poetry at NoWaterRiver.com. She earned her BFA in acting/directing from Marymount Manhattan College and her MA in English Education from NYU; worked and played in the theater for almost two decades; and taught English, theater arts, and public speaking in NYC. Originally from upstate New York, she lives by the sea in Italy with her husband and three children.

Shorter Bio

Renée M. LaTulippe is the author of The Crab Ballet (Cameron Kids/Abrams, 2022) and Limelight: Theater Poems to Perform (Charlesbridge, 2025) and has poems published in many anthologies including No World Too BigNight WishesSchool People, National Geographic’s The Poetry of US, One Minute Till Bedtime, Poems Are Teachers, ThankU: Poems of Gratitude, and A World Full of Poems.

Renée developed and teaches the online course The Lyrical Language Lab and provides free lessons and critiques for children’s writers on her YouTube channel. She has a BFA in acting/directing and an MA in English Education. Originally from upstate New York, she lives by the sea in Italy with her husband and three children.

Tiny Bio

Renée M. LaTulippe is the author of The Crab Ballet (Cameron Kids/Abrams, 2022) and Limelight: Theater Poems to Perform (Charlesbridge, 2025) and has poems published in many anthologies.

She is the founder of The Lyrical Language Lab and the Peek & Critique YouTube channel. She lives by the sea in Italy with her husband and three children.

Micro Bio

Renée M. LaTulippe writes poetry, picture books, and verse novels and is the founder of The Lyrical Language Lab. She lives by the sea in Italy with her husband and three children.