The co-author of the Beautiful Creatures and Dangerous Creatures novels, Kami Garcia, is the #1 New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures and Dangerous Creatures novels. Lovely Creatures has been translated into 39 languages and has been published in 50 countries. Unbreakable, an instant New York Times bestseller, and its sequel, Unmarked, were both nominated for Bram Stoker Awards as part of Kami's solo series, The Legion. The X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos, as well as the YA contemporary novels The Wonderful Reckless and Broken Beautiful Hearts, are among her other works. Kami worked as a teacher for 17 years before collaborating on her first novel with seven of her students on a dare.
She is a cofounder of YallFest, the country's largest teen literature festival. Her family and she live in Maryland.