Matilda Bray of New Hope, PA is not a normal tween. She is starting middle school this fall and entering the seventh grade, but unlike her classmates Matilda is already a published author.

The book will consist of 35 poems written by Matilda.  “Under the Moon as My Sun” will be released as Matilda's own crowdfunding campaign in September."I want people to focus on the deeper poems so that it can help them reflect on their daily life" Once it is released, she will be hosting local events at book stores around Bucks County.

According to Bucks County Courier Times, Matilda is not new to writing, she has been writing for seven years and has written in her school paper. The tween was first runner up in a poetry contest in Bucks County and has been published in poetry journals.

The Children’s Literacy Initiative of Philadelphia is in luck! Matilda plans is planning to share 10% of her proceed with them.

The young author is continuing to work on her poetry and is already looking to publish a book of short stories in the future.

Way to go Matilda! Matilda’s campaign and her book are available for pre-order now.