Gabrielle Zevin is best known as a writer of novels for young adults; she has also written adult fiction, screenplays, and criticism. Zevin won an Independent Spirit Award for her screenplay Conversations with Other Women. Zevin's newest novel, Because It Is My Blood, is the sequel to All These Things I've Done. She is also the author of Elsewhere and Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac. She lives in New York City.