Kristy Acevedo is a YA writer, high school English teacher, and huge Star Trek and Harry Potter fan. A member of SCBWI, she has her M.A.T. in English and graduated summa cum laude from Bridgewater State University. Consider, her debut novel, was one of three winners of the 2015 PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children's Book Discovery Award. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, two daughters, and two cats.