Dayna Lorentz is the author of the middle grade novels Wayward Creatures and Of a Feather (Clarion Books/HarperCollins Children’s), the No Safety in Numbers trilogy (Speak/Penguin Random House) and the Dogs of the Drowned City series (Scholastic). She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and Literature from Bennington College. Dayna is a staff attorney with the Vermont Judiciary and lives with her husband, two kids, and two cats in Vermont. If you ask nicely, she will show you the proper way to eat a cupcake. Visit her at www.daynalorentz.com and NoSafetyinNumbersBooks.com.