Jordan McMakin holds a BA in creative writing from Western Washington University. She interned at Puffin Books and Viking Books for Young Readers, and was an editorial assistant at Disney*Hyperion Books. Her first novel, Prince Ezrick and the Morpheäs Curse, won the 2006 BuzzBook Award from the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association. It also won a 2007 Writer’s Digest Honorable Mention out of 2,400 entries worldwide. Her second novel Chant and Crown releases in 2017. She lives in Seattle, WA.