About the Author
Cecil Castellucci is the author of books and graphic novels for young adults. Her books have been on various American Library Association lists, and have been selected for New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age, Bank Street Books, Junior Library Guild, and the Amelia Bloomer lists. She is the YA editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books and the children’s correspondence coordinator for The Rumpus, and is a two-time MacDowell Fellow. A huge Star Wars fan, in 1999 Cecil waited for six weeks in a tent on Hollywood Boulevard for Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace. You can see her in the documentary Starwoids, which followed the fans’ wait.