AUTHOR OF IF YOU DON’T HAVE ANYTHING NICE TO SAY, MOSTLY GOOD GIRLS, ONCE WAS A TIME, PAST PERFECT, THIS SONG WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE, AND TONIGHT THE STREETS ARE OURS
Bio: Leila Sales was born in 1984 and grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in psychology in 2006. After graduating, Leila got at job at a children's book publishing company in New York. She worked there for more than eleven years, and she edited lots of critically acclaimed and bestselling books. In 2018, Leila left her full-time job to focus on her own writing and to launch a book development agency called The Book Engineer. Basically, she gets to make books exist. She’s now often in Austin, sometimes in Brooklyn, and the rest of the time in anyplace that seems interesting.