Margaret Stohl is the #1 New York Times Bestselling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures Novels, which were also USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Los Angeles Times, Indie-Bound, Wall Street Journal and International Bestsellers.
Margaret is the author of the ICONS Series, forthcoming from Little, Brown on May 7, 2013.
Including BEAUTIFUL CREATURES (2009), BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS (2010), BEAUTIFUL CHAOS (2011) and BEAUTIFUL REDEMPTION (2012) - along with DREAM DARK, a Beautiful Creatures story available exclusively online (2011) - the Beautiful Creatures Novels have been translated into 37 languages and 48 countries, and developed for film by Warner Brothers and Alcon Entertainment. ICONS is also in development as a feature film.
Beautiful Creatures was an ALA William C. Morris YA Debut Award finalist in 2010, as well as a SCIBA award finalist, a NYPL Book for the Teen Age, and a YALSA Teen Top Ten Pick. Beautiful Creatures was named the #1 Teen Pick from Amazon in 2009, and the #5 Editors Pick, Overall.
A graduate of Amherst College, where she won the Knox Prize for English Literature, Margaret earned a MA in English from Stanford University, and completed classwork for a PhD in American Studies from Yale University. Margaret was a teaching assistant in Romantic Poetry at Stanford, and in Film Studies at Yale. She attended the Creative Writing Program of the University of East Anglia, Norwich, where she was mentored by the Scottish poet George MacBeth.
Margaret loves traveling the world with her daughters, who are epee fencers, and living in Santa Monica with her husband and two bad beagles.