Frequently Asked Questions


Kathryn or K.E.?
I write Middle Grade novels as K.E. Ormsbee and Young Adult novels as Kathryn Ormsbee.

Will there be a third book in the Water & the Wild series?
Yes! It is entitled The Current & the Cure, and it came out in June 2018. You can purchase it in ebook or paperback form here.

Where can I find you on social media?
You can follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. I tend to be most active on Insta. For first-to-know updates and sneak peeks, sign up for my newsletter here!

Do you give school presentations/publication workshops?
I do! My presentation for young readers (Grades K-6) is How a Book Becomes a Book: The Book Road Trip! My presentation for older readers (Grades 6-12) is Telling Your Story: Finding Your Voice and Sharing It Proudly. My presentation for aspiring teen & adult writers is Demystifying the Publishing Process. I also offer 30-minute Skype Q&A visits for grades 3-12. Feel free to contact me for pricing & scheduling.

Who is your literary agent?
I’m represented by Beth Phelan at Gallt & Zacker.

Who is your publicity contact?
For Chronicle books, Liza Algar at Liza_Algar [at] chroniclebooks [dot] com.

For Disney books, Melissa Lee at Melissa.Y.Lee [at] disney [dot] com.

For Simon & Schuster books, ChildrensPublicity [at] simonandschuster [dot] com.

I have a question you haven't answered. Where should I send it?
Here!