Also known beneath the pseudonym Katie Finn, she actually is a fresh York Times bestselling novelist known for Since You’ve Been Eliminated, Second Opportunity Summer, and the very best 8 series. She’s published several effective young adult books since her debut book in 2008. She analyzed theatre and British at Occidental University in LA. Her encounter there would later on inspire her publication Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour. Her 2012 book Second Chance Summer season garnered the California Publication Award. Created in NEW YORK, she grew up in both NEW YORK and Greenwich, Connecticut. Her sibling, Jason, is an attorney. She fulfilled fellow writer Jenny Han while she was going to The New College to get her M.F.A. on paper for Children.