Geoff Herbach is the author of eight YA novels, a picture book (Hair-pocalypse!), and a literary novel. He’s received the Cybils Award for best YA Fiction, a Minnesota Book Award, and the Burr/Worzalla Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement. His books have been selected by the Junior Library Guild, and listed among the year’s best by the American Library Association, the American Booksellers Association, the International Literacy Association, Bank Street, and by many state library associations. They’ve also been selected as state-wide one-reads, as top audiobooks of the year, and as a Global Read Aloud choice. In the past, he produced radio comedy shows and toured rock clubs telling weird stories. Presently, Geoff co-directs the Creative Writing Programs at Minnesota State University, Mankato, his favorite place on the planet.