Laini Taylor is a Printz Honor winner, New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author.
Her most recent duology, Strange the Dreamer and Muse of Nightmares, is about a young librarian, a mythic lost city, and the half-human children of murdered gods.
Her previous novels include the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, which has been translated into 32 languages and is about a blue-haired art student raised by monsters, a broken angel, and a war that has raged for 1000 years in another world.
Laini is also the author of Lips Touch: Three Times, which was a National Book Award finalist, and the DREAMDARK books, as well as the author of several other short stories and novellas. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, illustrator Jim Di Bartolo, and their baby daughter Clementine Pie.
Picture © Jim Di Bartolo