Laini Taylor is the author of the popular Hija de humo y hueso series. In 1971, he was born in Chico, California. Small-town living in Hawaii, Italy, Belgium, Virginia, and California. Studying English in Berkeley, with a dash of illustration and design thrown in for good measure. She has worked as a travel book editor, a librarian, a camarera, and a designer.
She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, illustrator Jim Di Bartolo, and their daughter. If you want to learn more, go to lainitaylor.com.