Donna Skolnick has published two books for teachers on literacy learning; On Their Way (Heinemann, 1994) and More Than Meets the Eye (Heinemann, 2000). She has been honored to have Newberry Award-winner, Patricia Reilly Giff, as a writing mentor. For the past three years, Donna has been honing her writing skills at Write Yourself Free with weekly classes with Patrick McCord.
Donna was a Westport educator for over thirty-five years and has held numerous positions including; classroom teacher, town-wide writing teacher, and literacy specialist at KHS for her last nine years. For the past five years she has also taught reading and writing at Whitby School in Greenwich.