Lindsay Currie

IMG_1785.jpgHello my spooky friends! Welcome!

If you’re here for the first time, here’s a few fun facts about me:

~I’m a Disney World fanatic
~I love Sweden
~Halloween is my favorite holiday
~I jumped off of the JAWS bridge
~I’ve always wanted Anne Shirley’s red hair

Looking for a formal bio? No problem! Here you go:

Lindsay lives in Chicago, Illinois with her awesome husband, three amazing kids and THREE dogs! Lindsay is represented by Kathleen Rushall, of Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Her debut middle-grade novel, THE PECULIAR INCIDENT ON SHADY STREET, is a Chicago-based ghost story/mystery. It published with Simon & Schuster/Aladdin in October 2017.

Wanna see the official book trailer for THE PECULIAR INCIDENT ON SHADY STREET? Here you go

Here’s what the experts said about THE PECULIAR INCIDENT ON SHADY STREET :

Kirkus – “Shivers aplenty; just the ticket for a cold autumn night.”

School Library Journal – “VERDICT. Give this page-turner to readers seeking a spooky thrill reminiscent of books by Mary Downing Hahn and filled with strong family relationships, budding friendships, a local history, mystery, and creepiness.”

Booklist – “A perfect flashlight read, Currie’s debut is peppered with incidents that will make the reader’s skin crawl and teeth chatter.”

TIME for Kids: “This book has it all. Mystery, suspense, and lots of laughs.”

School Visits:

Thank you so much for your interest in bringing me to your school to
speak! Visiting schools is one of my favorite parts of being an author, and
with three children of my own, I know how important it is to supplement their
curriculum with interesting, out-of-the box experiences. That’s where I come in!
I offer presentations for grades 3-6 that focus on my day-to-day life
as an author, writing tips/techniques students can apply to their own projects,
& fun behind-the-scenes publishing facts! I also come prepared with screenshots
of my own research, drafting, and revising phases so students see firsthand how
similar the role of an author is to what they do everyday as students.
I always walk away school visits with a smile on my face and based on the
letters I receive throughout the year, I believe the students and teachers do too. For more information on my rates, or to speak with me regarding scheduling a visit, check out my school visits page and download a brochure here:

👻 For more details on Lindsay’s upcoming books, please visit her website at Also, feel free to use the contact form below to reach out. Happy reading! 👻


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