Phoebe North was raised in suburban New Jersey, and received her MFA from the University of Florida in 2006. She is a graduate of the Viable Paradise workshop, and a reviewer with Strange Horizons. Her first novel, Starglass (Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, forthcoming 2013), debuts this month. She currently lives in New York state with her husband and her cat. www.phoebenorth.com