About Scott Westerfeld
Scott Westerfeld is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Uglies series, which has been translated into 35 languages; the Zeroes series (cowritten with Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti); Afterworlds; and many other books for young readers. He was born in Texas, and alternates summers between Sydney, Australia and New York City.
About Jennifer A. Nielsen
Jennifer A. Nielsen is the acclaimed author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Ascendance Trilogy: The False Prince, The Runaway King, and The Shadow Throne. She also wrote the New York Times bestselling Mark of the Thief trilogy: Mark of the Thief, Rise of the Wolf, and Wrath of the Storm; the standalone fantasy The Scourge; the historical thriller A Night Divided; the second book in the Horizon series, Deadzone; and Book Six of the Infinity Ring series, Behind Enemy Lines. Jennifer lives in northern Utah with her husband, their three children, and a perpetually muddy dog.
About Jude Watson
Jude Watson is the author of the critically acclaimed, bestselling Loot and its sequel, Sting, along with five 39 Clues books: Beyond the Grave, In Too Deep, Vespers Rising, A King’s Ransom, and Mission Titanic. She is also the author of the bestselling Star Wars: The Last of the Jedi and Jedi Quest series. As Judy Blundell, she wrote What I Saw and How I Lied, the 2008 winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. She lives in Katonah, New York, with her husband and daughter.
About M. T. Anderson
M. T. Anderson is the New York Times bestselling author of many critically acclaimed books, including The Game of Sunken Places; Feed, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; and the two-part Octavian Nothing saga, the first volume of which won the National Book Award. Both volumes are Printz Honor Books. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.