Meg Rosoff was born in Boston, educated at Harvard and worked in NYC for ten years before moving to England permanently in 1989. She wrote her first novel, How I Live Now (due for release in late 2013 as a feature film starring Saoirse Ronan), at age 46. Her books have won or been shortlisted for 18 international book prizes, including the Carnegie medal and the Michael J Printz award. Picture Me Gone, her sixth novel, will be published in September 2013. She lives in London with her husband and daughter.