Francesca Lia Block

Block is a Los Angeles writer of over 32 novels, including Weetzie BatThe Rose and the Beast, The Hanged Man, Wasteland, I Was a Teenage Fairy, and Pink Smog. She has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award, and her work has been translated into many languages. Her latest novel, The Elementals, published by St. Martin's Press, is available now.