Rocky Callen

Rocky Callen is the daughter of an Ecuadorian immigrant. She has long lived a life of service ever since she was a 13-year-old advocating for the undocumented immigrants in her community. She interned at NASA at 12 years old, started lobbying congress at 13, and wrote and produced student radio stories at NPR at 14. She was a Young People For fellow, Sister Cuneen Fellow and St. Catherine’s Medal recipient. She was a behavioral coach for over ten years. She was also a writing mentor and she received an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

She is a part of Las Musas, a collective of Latinx writers for children literature. She is currently a LCLAA Trabajadoras Fellow. She lives outside of Washington, DC with her husband, daughter, and son. Rocky founded the HoldOn2Hope Project, which unites creatives in suicide prevention and mental health awareness. A Breath Too Late is her debut novel.


For publicity or press requests, contact Rocky’s publicist:

For all rights inquiries, contact Rocky’s literary agent:

Holly McGhee, Creative Director of Pippin Properties & Literary Agent

For film rights and inquiries, contact Rocky’s film agent:

Jason Dravis, The Dravis Agency
4370 Tujunga Avenue, Suite 145
Studio City, CA 91604 USA
(818) 501-1177

Letters and mail can be sent to:

Rocky Callen
c/o Pippin Properties, Inc.
110 West 40th Street,
Suite 1704 New York, NY 10018
For all other requests, including speaking engagements & workshop requests, contact hello@rockycallen.com.