About the Author
Brendan Halpin and Trish Cook are both accomplished authors with established readerships in the young adult world.
Trish is a former corporate communications consultant whose debut YA novel SO LYRICAL was published in May 2005 by NAL Jam; its sequel, OVERNIGHT SENSATION, published in February 2006.
Brendan's novel (co-written with Emily Franklin) THE HALF LIFE PLANETS will come out from Hyperion in Spring of 2010; their second collaborative effort FAUXMANCE will be published by Walker Books in 2011. Brendan has two novels published by FSG's YA division (HOW YA LIKE ME NOW and FOREVER CHANGES) with a third on the way next year. Brendan's adult novels and nonfiction are published regularly at Random House's Villard imprint. He has been featured on the Today
show, on NPR'sFresh Air
, on Rosie
, as well as in Good Housekeeping
, the New York Times
Modern Love column, and several other prominent magazines and newspapers.