Greg Neri is an American author who has the pen name G. Neri, and is known for his work in young-adult fiction. He has written in free-verse, novelistic prose, and for graphic novels. Neri has received multiple awards from the American Library Association and the International Reading Association among other honors. He is one of the original members of the Class of 2K7, a debut author group that featured authors like Jay Asher, Rebecca Stead, Carrie Jones, Cassandra Clare, Melissa Marr and many others. As a filmmaker, he wrote, produced, and directed the indie feature A Weekend with Barbara und Ingrid and the animated short A Picasso on the Beach.