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Hayley Gonnason
Senior Publicist
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
215 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10003
[email protected]
Phone: 212-420-5881


Terri Farley is the best-selling author of the Phantom Stallion series for young readers and Seven Tears into the Sea, a contemporary Celtic fantasy nominated as a YALSA best book. Terri's work has sold over two million copies in 27 countries and she has taught readers' and writers' workshops for kindergarten to post-graduate level audiences in the U.S. and Canada.

Terri's newest book Wild at Heart: Mustangs and the Young People Fighting to Save Them, is her first work of non-fiction. Wild at Heart, published by Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt, is a Junior Library Guild selection, 2015 winner of the Sterling North Heritage Award for Excellence in Children's Literature and has been honored by the National Science Teachers Association and commended by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The Nevada Writers Hall of Fame honored Farley for mid-career excellence in 2010.

Farley taught middle school and high school language arts and journalism in inner-city Los Angeles, California and Reno, Nevada. She has a Master's degree in journalism.

Farley is an advocate for the West's wild horses and works with young people learning to make their voices heard.