Justine Larbalestier is an Australian-American writer who was born and raised in Sydney. Her last solo novel, Liar, received four starred reviews, was shortlisted for eleven awards, won four—and was a best book of the year for the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), School Library Journal, Bank Street Books, Michigan Thumps Up, as well as the International Youth Library’s The White Ravens 2010. She also wrote How to Ditch Your Fairy and the Magic or Madness trilogy as well as co-editing the anthology Zombies vs. Unicorns anthology with Holly Black. Justine lives in Sydney, Australia where she gardens, boxes, and tweets far too much. Visit her on her website.