Laurie McLean today announced the signing of B. Sharise Moore as a new client. Sharise is a poet, teacher, curriculum developer and author of Magical Realism stories for middle graders and young adults.

Sharise is a New Jersey native and graduate of Rutgers University. Her poems and short stories have appeared in several anthologies and journals such as The City: A Cyberfunk Anthology and Fiyah Literary Magazine.

At present, she is a sixth grade English Language Arts teacher, host of Moore Books with B. Sharise on YouTube, an acquiring editor for Fiyah Literary Magazine, and a graduate student at McDaniel College where she is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Writing for Children and Young Adults. Her debut YA magical realism novel, Dr. Marvellus Djinn’s Odd Scholars is scheduled for release this fall.