Cecil Castellucci is the award winning author of books and graphic novels for young adults including Boy Proof,The Plain Janes, The Year of the Beasts, Tin Star, and the Eisner nominated Odd Duck. In 2015 she co-authored the New York Times Best Selling book Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure. Her newest Graphic Novel is Soupy Leaves Home and her latest novel is Don’t Cosplay with My Heart. She currently writes Shade, The Changing Woman, an ongoing comic on Gerard Way’s Young Animal imprint at DC Comics. Her short stories and short comics have been published in Strange Horizons, Tor.com, Womanthology, Star Trek: Waypoint and Vertigo SFX: Slam! She is a two time Macdowell Fellow and the founding YA Editor at the LA Review of Books. She lives in Los Angeles.