A.S. King is the author of the highly acclaimed "Ask the Passengers," a Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner, "Everybody Sees the Ants," and the Edgar Award nominated, Michael L. Printz Honor book "Please Ignore Vera Dietz." She is also the author of "The Dust of 100 Dogs," an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. When asked about her writing, King says, "Some people don't know if my characters are crazy or if they are experiencing something magical. I think that's an accurate description of how I feel every day." She lives in rural Pennsylvania with her husband and children.