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Katheryn Mackel

Author of The Hidden

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Katheryn Mackel's Bio:
Kathryn Mackel is a best-selling author and acclaimed screenwriter for Disney and Fox. She was on the screenwriting team for Left Behind: The Movie, and Frank Peretti's Hangman's Curse. She is the acclaimed author of The Surrogate and The Departed and resides in Boston, Massachusetts, with her husband.


        NIGHTMARE ACADEMY, script assignment for Namesake Entertainment, based on the Frank Peretti best-seller, 2003 (with Stan Foster)

        WALLY MCDOOGLE: MY LIFE AS A SMASHED BURRITO, animated script assignment for Namesake Entertainment, based on the Bill Myers book., 2002

        HANGMANíS CURSE, script assignment for Namesake Entertainment, based on the Frank Peretti best-seller, 2001, (with Stan Foster), produced 2003.

        ROCK-A-BYTE BABY, original story, script, Showtime 2000

        LEFT BEHIND, production draft, Cloud Ten Pictures, 2000

        CAN OF WORMS, orignal story and script, produced, Disney Channel, 1999

        LEFT BEHIND, script assignment for Namesake Entertainment, 1997, based on the LaHaye-Jenkins best-seller

        SATYRDAY, writing assignment for Fox Family Films and Don Bluth, 1997

        MOTHER SHIP, spec script purchased by Fox Family Films, 1995


        As Kathryn Mackel

        THE HIDDEN, WestBow Press, 2006

        OUTRIDERS: Book One of the Birthright Project, WestBow Press, 2005

        THE DEPARTED, WestBow Press, 2005

        THE SURROGATE, WestBow Press, 2004

        As Kathy Mackel

        MADCAT, HarperCollins, 2005

        ALIEN IN A BOTTLE, HarperCollins, 2004

        FROM THE HORSEíS MOUTH, HarperCollins, 2002

        EGGS IN ONE BASKET, HarperCollins, 2000

        CAN OF WORMS, Avon Books, 1999

        A SEASON OF COMEBACKS, G.P. Putnam, 1997


Season of Comebacks nominated for Texas Bluebonnet Award, Hoosiers Young Readers Award, Marylandís Readerís Award, Iowaís Young Readerís Award, Sunshine State Young Readerís Award, Georgia Childrenís Books.

Can of Worms named a top SciFi kidsí novel of 1999 by The Voice of Youth Advocates and nominated for:  Pennsylvania Young Readerís Award,  Floridaís Sunshine Readerís Award, Pacific Northwest Librarianís Association Award, Oklahoma Sequoyah Award, Young Readerís Award (Northern Ďterritoriesí), Rhode Island Childrenís Book Award, New Mexico Battle of the Books.

Eggs in One Basket named a Childrenís Choice 2001 by the International Reading Association.

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