JM Farkas

JM Farkas is a News & Entertainment Writer for Romper.

Her bylines have appeared in Fatherly, Electric Literature, BuzzFeed, Lit Hub, and The New York Times.

She is the author of poetry erasures, Be Brave: An Unlikely Manual for Erasing Heartbreak and [the little] MERMAID, an illustrated revision of Hans Christian Andersen. Her first picture book biography, STARFLOWER: The Making of a Poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay, co-written with Emily Vizzo, will be published by Abrams in 2023.

She lives in New York with her daughter, Lucy.


"Fauci Ouchie" Is the Kids' Song About Vaccines That Parents Need Right Now

The new kids' song "Fauci Ouchie," is great to help kids overcome that getting-a-shot axienty.


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The Best Short Movies For Kids Under 90 Minutes

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Science for the win!


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This election is big. But for your child, future elections will matter even more. These books help.


Dan Brown’s ‘Wild Symphony’ Sneaks Classical Music Into a Clever Picture Book

Here's how the author of 'The DaVinci Code' created a new musical code for some musical storybook animals.


8 Fairy Tale Retellings You Won’t Hate Reading To Your Kids

Do we need to cancel Fairy Tales? Not so fast! Here are some modern options.