Cordelia Jensen graduated with a Master in Fine Arts in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2012. Cordelia has written three novels: Skyscraping (Philomel/Penguin), The Way the Light Bends (Philomel/Penguin) and Every Shiny Thing (Amulet/Abrams). Skyscraping was named an American Library Association’s 2016 Best Book for Young Adults, A Los Angeles Public Library’s Best Book for Teens and a 2016 NCTE Children’s Notable Verse Novel. Every Shiny Thing is a South Carolina Junior Book Award Nominee. Cordelia has taught creative writing in a variety of settings, including Bryn Mawr College, Germantown Friends School and The Writers Barn. She also runs a local print-only kids’ literary journal called the Mt. Airy Musers.