Robin Talley is the New York Times bestselling author of four novels for teen readers: Our Own Private Universe, As I Descended, What We Left Behind and Lies We Tell Ourselves, all of which focus on LGBTQ characters. Her first book, Lies We Tell Ourselves, was the winner of the inaugural Amnesty CILIP Honour and the Concorde Book Award. Her short stories have appeared in the young adult collections A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers and Other Badass Girls and Feral Youth and the upcoming anthologies All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages, and Toil & Trouble.
Robin lives in Washington, D.C., with her wife, their daughter, and an antisocial cat. She enjoys reading about queer characters, analyzing Disney movies, and chocolate. You can find her at www.robintalley.com.