Beatrice Gormley (born October 15, 1942) is an American children's writer.
Gormley was born in Glendale, California. She is a graduate of Pomona College and has worked as a book editor. She wanted to be a writer since the early age of 9, because she loved to read. Her husband Robert is an editor. They have two daughters together named Katie and Jenny. Robert and Beatrice live with their cat Luke. In 1979 she wrote her first book. At 39 years old she had her first book published. Currently she doesn't have a second job but before her first book was published she too was an editor. Beatrice visits many schools and validates the importance of revision and rewriting. Beatrice and her husband live in Massachusetts. Beatrice is currently writing a historical novel for kids, and recently wrote a biography: Barack Obama, Our 44th President.
^ abcThe U.S. Library of Congress cites for birthdate, Cataloging in Publication data provided in 1995; for birthplace, Contemporary Authors Online; for college education and former occupation, her official website. "Gormley, Beatrice". Library of Congress Authorities (lccn.loc.gov). Retrieved 2015-09-22.