GABRIELLE ZEVIN is the author of eight New York Times bestseller novels and a Harvard University graduate. Her books have been translated into over thirty languages and adapted for film. She writes for both folks and young adults. Her most recent book, The Storied Life of A.J., is a collection of short stories. Fikry spent more than four months on the New York Times Best Seller List, hit #1 on the National Indie Bestseller List, and was a worldwide bestseller. Zevin also wrote the screenplay for Conversations with Other Women (Helena Bonham Carter, Aaron Eckhart), which was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay. The author is based in Los Angeles, California.