Gayleen Rabakukk Signs with Agent Andrea Cascardi with Transatlantic Agency

14691231_10157615563010357_6782345901934231986_oGayleen Rabakukk, an SCBWI member and Austinite, has signed with agent Andrea Cascardi with Transatlantic Agency. Her current manuscript is a middle-grade historical fiction she began back in the summer of 2011, which earned her a finalist spot for the Cynthia Leitich Smith Writing Mentor Award in 2014. Gayleen holds a master of fine arts in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, moderates the middle-grade book club for SCBWI Austin, and interns for Cynthia Leitich Smith's blog Cynsations. Previously, Gayleen has worked as a newspaper reporter, editor, and freelance writer.