Kami Garcia is the #1 New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and international bestselling author of novels, graphic novels, and comics. She is the coauthor of the Beautiful Creatures and Dangerous Creatures novels and Kami’s solo works include the Bram Stoker-nominated novels UNBREAKABLE and UNMARKED (THE LEGION SERIES), YA contemporary romances THE LOVELY RECKLESS and BROKEN BEAUTIFUL HEARTS, and THE X-FILES ORIGINS: AGENT OF CHAOS. She is also the author of the New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling graphic novel TEEN TITANS: RAVEN (with artist Gabriel Picolo), the first graphic novel in their TEEN TITANS series for DC Comics. The second graphic novel in the series, TEEN TITANS: BEAST BOY releases on September 8, 2020.
Kami is also the creator and writer of the DC Black Label comics JOKER/HARLEY: CRIMINAL SANITY, a bimonthly series with art by Mico Suayan, Jason Badower, and Mike Mayhew. Her debut novel, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, has been published in 50 countries and translated in 39 languages, and the series has sold over 5 million copies. BEAUTIFUL CREATURES was a finalist for the ALA’s William C. Morris Debut Author Award, a SCIBA Award Finalist, Amazon’s #1 Teen Book of 2009 and #5 on the Editor’s Top 100 List, a YALSA “Teen Top Ten” Pick, and a New York Public Library’s “Books for the Teen Age” selection. The film adaptation Beautiful Creatures released in theaters in 2013, from Warner Brothers.
Kami is a cofounder of YALLFest (with Margaret Stohl and Jonathan Sanchez, owner of Blue Bicycle Books) the biggest kidlit book festival in the country, held annually in Charleston, SC. She is also a board member of YALLWest, the sister festival, in Santa Monica, CA, and a member of the NaNoWriMo Writer's Board.
Kami has an MA in education, and she was a teacher for seventeen years before co-authoring her first novel on a dare from seven of her students. Kami can teach you how to escape from a pair of handcuffs or bake a Coca-Cola cake. She lives in Maryland with her family, and their dogs Spike and Oz. Visit Kami at www.kamigarcia.com.
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