About Ashley

Ashley Walker is a kidlit author with a background in engineering and artificial intelligence. She’s a graduate of the MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts and a mentor in Bay Area youth art and science programs. Ashley is represented by Kelly Dyksterhouse at The Tobias Literary Agency, and her upcoming young adult nonfiction book about artificial intelligence is due out from Candlewick/MITeen Press in 2026.