Carolyn Mackler is the author of the popular teen novels, THE EARTH, MY BUTT, AND OTHER BIG ROUND THINGS (A Michael L. Printz Honor Book), TANGLED, GUYAHOLIC, VEGAN VIRGIN VALENTINE, and LOVE AND OTHER FOUR-LETTER WORDS. Carolyn’s most recent novel, THE FUTURE OF US, co-written with bestselling author Jay Asher, has received starred reviews, and the film rights have been sold to Warner Brothers. Carolyn's novels have been published in several countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Korea, the Netherlands, Denmark, Israel, and Indonesia.
Carolyn has contributed to magazines including Seventeen, Glamour, CosmoGIRL!, Girls' Life, Storyworks and American Girl. She has a short story in Thirteen, edited by James Howe, and in Sixteen, edited by Megan McCafferty. In 2008, Carolyn was a judge for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
Carolyn lives in New York City with her husband and two young sons. She is currently at work on her seventh novel.