James Dashner is the author of fiction for children and young adults. He is best known for his Maze Runner series, a speculative fiction series set in a dystopian future in which humanity has been devastated by a mysterious plague. Dashner is the recipient of an ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults Award and a Young Reader's Choice Award, both for "The Maze Runner." Dashner currently resides in Utah with his wife and four children.
Jennifer Holm is the author of numerous books for children, including the Babymouse series of graphic novels. She is the recipient of three Newbery Honor medals and an Eisner Award. Holm currently resides in California with her husband and two children.