Meet the Authors

New Classics Study Guides authors are a diverse group of writers, from fantasy to historical fiction, you can find it here. Take a look and if their style intrigues you, follow along to their website as well. All of our authors have been vetted by veteran homeschool curriculum provider, Phyllis Wheeler of

Allen Brokken

Allen (Light of Mine) is a teacher at heart, a husband and father most of all. He’s a joyful writer by the abundant grace of God. He began his Towers of Light series for his children to help illustrate the deep truths of the Bible in an engaging and age-appropriate way. Now that his children are off to college, he’s telling stories and sharing clean humor on social media @allenbrokkenauthor, and through his blog.

Rob Currie

An award-winning author, Rob (Hunger Winter) has been reading World War II books since he was a teenager. But why write this book?

Life conspired to get him to write Hunger Winter. Rob’s father is a World War II veteran, his wife is of Dutch descent, and his son wrote a short story about World War II in the Netherlands. I guess you could say he finally took the hint. Learn more at Rob’s website.

John Hendrix

John (The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler, called a Best Book of 2018 by NPR), is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator. Other books include Drawing Is Magic: Discovering Yourself in a Sketchbook, Miracle Man: The Story of Jesus, and many others. His award-winning illustrations have also appeared on book jackets, newspapers, and magazines all over the world. Learn more on John’s website.

Susan K. Marlow

Homeschool mom by day. Novel writer by night

Susan (Badge of Honor) began writing stories when she was ten years old and preferred writing stories only for herself. When she grew up, Susan homeschooled teenagers and cared for toddlers all day then escaped into the Old West at night by writing story after story. She never intended to become a published author. Susan eventually discovered that it really is more fun to share her stories with others than to keep them to herself. Learn more on the Goldtown website.

Jan May

Jan May (Isabel’s Secret) is a homeschool publisher, author, and freelance writer for The Old Schoolhouse, Thriving Family, and Clubhouse Jr. Magazines. She birthed the New Millennium Girl Series to inspire young girls to realize that they can have a vibrant faith in a faithful God, no matter what challenges they face. Jan’s experience as a homeschool mom helped her birth her Creative Writing Made Easy series for elementary children and reluctant writers. You can find these and other resources at 

Phyllis Wheeler

Phyllis Wheeler (The Dog Snatcher) is a member of the Realm Makers Christian writers’ organization. She set a goal at age 13 to write a children’s book. That led to a journey with lots of detours. Phyllis as written for daily newspapers, worked on airplanes as a mechanical engineer, and raised four children–doing some homeschooling along the way. Now she’s an award-winning author. Learn more and download a free short story on Phyllis’s website.

C.E. White

C.E. White (Connie) (Vincent in Wonderland) is an author of middle-grade fantasy, children’s books, and Christian non-fiction for adults. Her works are fueled by a lifetime love of both Jesus and reading, and she longs to inspire people of all ages with imagination and words of hope. She has a passion for helping people embrace the lives they have instead of the ones they imagined. Connie lives in the mountains of North Georgia with her husband and two cats. Learn more: Connie’s Website.

Kandi J. Wyatt

Family-friendly fantasy that brings light and hope.

Kandi J Wyatt lives with dragons, most in human form, and some even blow fire! She spends her days providing space for teens to be themselves, inspiring them to be more than meets the eye, and spilling hope into their world. When she’s not hanging out with fictional characters, Kandi’s chilling out with family watching anime or playing games. Her toddler granddaughter keeps her running–often in circles–and full of joy. Learn more on Kandi’s website.