Leigh Bardugo is the bestselling author of Six of Crows duology, the Shadow and Bone trilogy, Wonder Woman: Warbringer, The Language of Thorns, and the forthcoming Ninth House. Her short stories and essays have appeared in the Best of Tor.com, Slasher Girls & Monster Boys, Last Night a Superhero Saved My Life, Summer Days and Summer Nights and Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy. Six of Crows was selected as a New York Times notable book and was recently longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie medal. Leigh was born in Jerusalem, grew up in Los Angeles, graduated from Yale University, and has worked in advertising, journalism, and briefly in makeup and special effects. These days, she lives and writes in Hollywood, where she can occasionally be heard singing with her band.