Siobhan Vivian was born in New York City on January 12, 1979 in Rutherford, New Jersey. Siobhan attended The University of the Arts, where she graduated with a degree in Writing for Film and Television. She received her MFA in Creative Writing: Children's Literature from The New School University. Siobhan has worked as an editor of several New York Times best-selling novels at Alloy Entertainment, a scriptwriter for The Disney Channel, and she currently teaches Writing Youth Literature at the University of Pittsburgh.
* `Vivian explodes the beauty myth in a page-turning whodunit that reveals the wars waged every day between girls and their images in mirrors.' -E. Lockhart, author of WE WERE LIARS. * `Siobhan Vivian is funny and sharp, and she nails the little details and big truths that matter.' -Maureen Johnson, Queen of Teen 2012. * Offering a well-differentiated cast of complex characters and a thoughtful focus on femininity, sisterhood, relationships, eating disorders, and what it means to be singled out, Vivian proves that beauty and ugliness aren't always a matter of appearance." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred review * `Smart, snappy writing.' - NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW