Justina Chen is an award-winning novelist for young adults. Her novels include North of Beautiful, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year; Girl Overboard, a Junior Library Guild premiere selection; Nothing But the Truth (and a few white lies), which won the Asian Pacific American Award for Literature; and Return to Me. She cofounded readergirlz, a cutting-edge literacy and social media project for teens, which won the National Book Award for Innovations in Reading. When she isn't writing for teens, Justina is an executive communications strategist for executives. Previously, she was the speechwriter and executive communications manager for a president of Microsoft. Justina also conducts popular storytelling workshops, presenting at prestigious organizations ranging from the Mayo Clinic to Microsoft.