Jude B. Lanston
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.
ANDRES ROSENDE has directed multiple successful short films that have played in more than 200 film festivals around the globe including Cannes, Sitges and South by Southwest, winning more than 40 international awards including the DGA for best Latin short. Andrés is the writer of LA Panda indie thriller THE CHAIN starring Ray Wise and winner of Best Screenplay at the Alicante Film Festival; and of PARALIZED BY DANGER for MarVista Entertainment. Andres produces the hit podcast BAD FRIENDS, starring comedians Bobby Lee and Andrew Santino. Andres has a BA in Mass Media Communication from Universidad Complutense of Madrid and an MFA in film from Columbia University. Follow on Twitter: @andresrosende