Megan C Peterson

Megan Cooley Peterson is an author, editor, and coffee drinker. As a teenager, Megan was part of a repressive, cult-like doomsday church that didn't like to be questioned. She questioned anyway. Megan has written about her experience in Bustle, highlighting how it helped shape The Liar's Daughter, her first young adult novel. The author of more than 80 nonfiction books for children, she has written on a wide variety of topics, including dinosaurs, sharks, urban legends, and haunted objects. Megan lives in Minnesota with her husband and daughter. Learn more at or connect on Twitter @meganncpeterson or Instagram @megancooleypeterson.