JOSH BERK is the author of the teen novels THE DARK DAYS OF HAMBURGER HALPIN (named a best book for teens of 2010 by Kirkus Reviews & Amazon.com) and GUY LANGMAN: CRIME SCENE PROCRASTINATOR (2012). He has also written the “Lenny & The Mikes” series for younger readers, which includes the Edgar Award finalist STRIKE THREE YOU’RE DEAD and its sequel SAY IT AIN’T SO. Goodreads ~ Twitter
ALBERT BORRIS has tracked snow leopards in the Himalayas, backpacked through Iceland, and skated ultra-marathons in Georgia, but his favorite daily adventure is working with teens. Albert is a national award winning student assistance counselor. As a teacher and counselor, he runs workshops on suicide prevention, drug abuse issues, and peer leadership for youth. In spite of the bad jokes, he chooses to live in New Jersey.
ANNA BRESLAW is a New York-based freelance writer and author who mostly writes funny things, or things about women, or both at once.
Previously, she was a staff writer at Cosmo and a sex & relationships editor at Cosmopolitan.com. She’s also been a contributing writer for Jezebel and Glamour.com. My writing’s appeared in print outlets like The New York Times, New York Magazine, Paper, and Glamour; and web outlets like The Cut, GQ.com, NewYorker.com, The New Inquiry and elsewhere. Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here is her first book but she hopes to write more.Goodreads ~ Twitter ~ Tumblr ~ Website
KAROLE COZZO lives outside of Philadelphia, PA with her loving husband, exuberant little girl, and smiley little boy. She adores YA Romance, because it would be awesome if life in general had a requisite feel-good happy ending rule. Vices include obscene Haribo gummy consumption, addiction to Starbucks NF vanilla lattes, and tendency to hoard Bath and Body Works 3-wick candles. Goodreads ~ Twitter ~ Website
AMANDA FOODY has always considered imagination to be our best attempt at magic. When she is not writing young adult fantasy about spectacle, extravagance, and prestige, she is figuring out this whole “adult” thing. After graduating from the College of William and Mary, she now lives near Philadelphia, PA with her many siblings and many books. Her first novel, DAUGHTER OF THE BURNING CITY, will be published by HarlequinTEEN in August 2017. Her second, ACE OF SHADES, will follow in Spring 2018. Facebook ~ Goodreads ~ Instagram ~ Twitter ~ Tumblr ~ Pinterest
A. V. GEIGER is a popular online author on the story-sharing website Wattpad, where her original teen fiction has received millions of hits. Her writing career began with celebrity fanfiction, and her work draws extensively on her own experiences with fan culture and social media. Her debut novel FOLLOW ME BACK will be published by Sourcebooks in 2017. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and twin boys. Facebook ~ Goodreads ~ Twitter~ Wattpad
KIT GRINDSTAFF was born near London, and grew up in the rolling countryside of England. After a brush with pop stardom (under her maiden name, Hain) she moved to New York and embarked on her career as a pop song writer. Kit now lives with her husband in the rolling countryside of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the SCBWI. The Flame In The Mist is her first novel. Goodreads ~ Twitter