Kara McDowell is the author of novels for young adults. After receiving her BA in English Literature, she worked as a freelance writer and blogger before publishing her debut novel, Just for Clicks. She is also the author of One Way or Another and the forthcoming This Might Get Awkward, both published by Scholastic. Her next YA novel, The Prince and the Apocalypse, was sold at auction to Wednesday Books and will be published in Spring 2023. She lives with her husband and three sons in Arizona.