Author of My Lady Jane, The Last Time We Say Goodbye, and Unearthly series
Bio: Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of several books for teens, including the Unearthly trilogy, the contemporary novel The Last Time We Say Goodbye, and the new historical comedy, My Lady Jane. Before turning to writing for young adults, she studied literary fiction and earned both an M.F.A. and a Ph.D. in fiction writing. She and her family divide their time between Idaho and California, where she teaches creative writing and literature at Pepperdine University.