7.4: Cosmically Destined
3 Min Read, 4:39 Min Listen
Laurie Faria Stolarz
LAURIE FARIA STOLARZ is the author of several popular young adult novels including the Dark House series, the Touch series, Project 17, Shutter, and Bleed, (all published by Disney/Hyperion Books for Children), as well as the bestselling Blue is for Nightmares series (Flux Publications). With over a million books sold worldwide, Stolarz’s titles have been translated into thirty languages, been named on numerous award lists (including the Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers list and the Top Ten Teen Pick list, through the American Library Association), and have been optioned for TV. Her newest releases are Jane Anonymous and its companion book The Last Secret You’ll Ever Keep (Wednesday Books/St. Martin’s Press). For more information, please visit her Web site at www.lauriestolarz.com.
CARYN WEACHTER is a film director based in Los Angeles. Her first short film BEAT, shot guerilla-style on super 8 in underground NYC clubs, marked her voice as “bold, mysterious and musically-driven.” Her awards include New Line Cinema Award for Best Director for her short film, GOD IS GOOD and Best Female Director from Tangerine for her debut thriller film, THE SISTERHOOD OF NIGHT. Her latest movie, DEADCON (Gunpowder & Sky) is horror surrounding a group of uber-popular, social media influencers’ trip to a digital media festival. www.carynwaechter.com.