M.T. Anderson is a National Book Award-winning author and recent winner of the American Library Association's Margaret A. Edwards Award, which "honors an author … for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature." The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge, his most recent book created in collaboration with illustrator Eugene Yelchin, was nominated for a 2018 National Book Award. He is the author of over fifteen books for young people, with short fiction also published in numerous anthologies. His website is mt-anderson.com. Find him on Twitter at @_MTAnderson.