Paul, Donita K.
Current Location: 
Colorado Springs, CO
Occupation(s): 
Retired Elementary School Teacher and Full-time Author
Biography: 

Donita K. Paul is a retired teacher and author of numerous novellas, short stories, and eleven novels, including the best-selling DragonKeeper Chronicles, a series which has sold more than a quarter-million books to date. She also coauthored The Dragon and the Turtle picture book series with her daughter, Evangeline Denmark. The winner of multiple awards, she live in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she spends time mentoring and encouraging young writers. She is proud of her two grown children and she is entertained by her two young grandsons.

Awards/Honors: 
2nd Place, Romance Writers of America/Faith Hope & Love, 2000 Short Historical Fiction
Christy Honor Award
ACFW Book of the Year
RWA Reader's Choice
Education/Training: 
Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education, University of Houston - Graduate Work in Early Childhood Education - Certificate from the Child Evangelism Fellowship - Certificate from the La Leche League - Certificate from the Institute of Children's Literature
Organizations: 
Society of Children's Writers & Illustrators - American Christian Writers - American Christian Fiction Writers - Authors Guild
Speaker Availability: 
Yes
Speaker Topics: 
Literacy - Writing - Reading Aloud

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