. . . was previously an agriculturalist and enthusiastic sportswoman. A Passion Play she had written for her village lost some of its dramatic intensity when Jesus, performing without his spectacles, placed a puzzled child back to front on his donkey. Undeterred, she has subsequently written a three act Nativity play for the same village - though she has declined to tell us which one.
Toby Speed is write-tired and lives in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire. She is the author of seven books for children, including Two Cool Cows, an American Bookseller Pick of the List, and Brave Potatoes, which was on both The New York Times’ and Publishers Weekly’s children’s best seller lists. Her poems have appeared or will soon appear in Light, Lighten Up Online, Silver Birch Press, Four and Twenty, and The 5-2: Crime Poetry Weekly.