Kristy Acevedo is a YA & MG author, high school English teacher, and huge Star Trek, Doctor Who, and Harry Potter fan. When she was a child, her “big sister” from the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program fostered her love of books by bringing her to the public library every Wednesday for seven years. Consider, her debut novel, won the 2015 PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award and was a 2017 finalist for the Philip K. Dick award in science fiction. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, two daughters, and two cats. Represented by Andrea Brown Literary.