Brian Yansky lives in Austin, Texas. He has an MFA in Writing from Vermont College and teaches writing at Austin Community College. His latest YA novel, Utopia, was published by Candlewick. He’s the author of four previous YA novels: Wonders of the World, My Road Trip to The Pretty Girl Capital of the World, Alien Invasion and the sequel, Homicidal Aliens. He also writes stories and novels for adults.