Laura Goode is a novelist, essayist, poet, and screenwriter living in San Francisco. Her first novel for young adults, SISTER MISCHIEF, was released by Candlewick Press in 2011, and called a “Best Book You Haven’t Read of 2011” by Vanity Fair online, and was chosen as a 2012 Best of the Bay pick by the SF Bay Guardian and an selection of two American Library Association honor lists. She produced the feature film FARAH GOES BANG, which she co-wrote with Meera Menon; FGB premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival and won the inaugural Nora Ephron Prize. Her poems and essays have appeared in New York Magazine, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Millions, BOMB, The Rumpus, The Faster Times, Boston Review, Racialicious, Feministing, The New Inquiry, IndieWire, Denver Quarterly, Dossier, Fawlt, and other publications. Laura received her BA and MFA from Columbia University. @lauragoode / www.lauragoode.com.