Agent: Molly Ker Hawn
Lygia Day Peñaflor has worked on dozens of television and film sets, including Gossip Girl, I Am Legend, and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, as a private academic teacher to young Hollywood stars. She enjoys writing for young adults and has kept true to her teenage self by marrying her high school sweetheart and remembering her locker combination (32-18-12). She lives on Long Island where she is an avid equestrian and an old-school roller skater. Her debut middle-grade novel, UNSCRIPTED JOSS BYRD, was published in 2016 by Roaring Brook Press; her YA novel ALL OF THIS IS TRUE was published in 2018 by HarperTeen in the US and Bloomsbury Children’s Books in the UK.