Nic Stone is a New York Times bestselling author of numerous young adult and middle-level novels. The Georgia native enjoys reading and loves to be out on adventures. This diverse writer culls from her own experiences being a teen mentor, living abroad in Israel, and having a multicultural background. Dear Martin, Stone’s debut novel, was a William C. Morris Award finalist and a New York Times bestseller. Her novel, Odd One Out was an NPR Book of the Year and on a Rainbow List Top Ten Selection. Stone’s newest novel, Dear Justyce is a sequel to Dear Martin and will be released in early October. Through her novels, Stone sends a clear message – Be you!