Ibi Zoboi was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and holds an M.F.A. in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her novel, American Street, was a National Book Award finalist and a New York Times Notable Book. She is also the author of Pride and My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich, a New York Times best seller, and editor of Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America. She now lives in New Jersey with her husband and their three children. You can find her online at www.ibizoboi.net.