Alison Inches '80
A published author since 1994, Alison Inches '80
has written over 100 books for children, including a bestseller Go to Bed Fred!
for Workman Publishing. She is also the author of three adult trade books: Jim Henson's Designs and Doodles: A Muppet Sketchbook
; In the Kitchen With Miss Piggy;
and The Candy Bar Cookbook
. She is currently working on a chapter book series for girls under the name Wanda Coven as well as a chapter book series for boys. Alison edited children’s books at Simon & Schuster and Penguin Putnam Publishers. She later became senior writer and editorial director of publishing for The Jim Henson Company. She lives in Northern California with her husband, son, and three Ragdoll cats. Be sure to visit her website
.Alison Inches McKowan '80
is a second generation Brimmer and May graduate, as her Mother Joannie Inches Cunningham '44, aunt Roberta Wurtz '42, and aunt Sally Hoagland '46 all graduated from the School as well.