Author of Jessica Darling series, Thumped and Sloppy Firsts
Bio: Megan McCafferty has written professionally about adolescence for two decades. She is best known for Sloppy Firsts and four more novels in the New York Times-bestselling Jessica Darling series for teens. Jessica Darling’s IT List: The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettiness and Perfection launches a new middle grade series of prequels. Her work–including the futuristic satires Bumped and Thumped–is published in fourteen languages and has earned honors from ALA and NYPL. Megan lives with her husband and son in Princeton, New Jersey where she volunteers for HiTOPS adolescent health services and education center and is also a Princeton University Community Fellow for Mathey College.