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Matt de la Peña

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About the Author

Matt de la Peña is the author of five critically acclaimed young adult novels: Ball Don’t Lie, Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, I Will Save You and The Living. He’s also the author of the picture books Last Stop on Market Street and the award-winning A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis. Matt teaches creative writing and visits schools and colleges throughout the country. Matt lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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