Lauren Myracle was born May 15 1969, the oldest of three sisters and has three older brothers. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia where she attended Trinity School and The Westminster Schools, and received an MA in English from Colorado State University and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College.
Myracle is the author of numerous young adult novels, including the Winnie Years series; Peace, Love and Baby Ducks; The Fashion Disaster That Changed My Life; Kissing Kate (selected as one of ALA's "Best Books for Young Adults" for 2004); as well as the Internet Girls series (ttyl) and Bliss.
Myracle lives with her family in Colorado.
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