Ally Carter

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Birthday
1, 1974
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Oklahoma

About

American author of fiction for adults and young adults, she is best known as the creator of the Gallagher Girls series. Her other works include the Heist Society series and a novella entitled Double-Crossed.

Before Fame

She received degrees from Oklahoma State University and Cornell University. Her first published works were Cheating at Solitaire and its 2006 sequel, Learning to Play Gin.

Trivia

Cross My Heart and Hope to Die, her sequel to I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You, debuted in 2007 and spent ten weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list.

Family Life

She was born Sarah Leigh Fogleman, but chose the pen name of Ally Carter so her books would be placed near those of adult-fiction writer Jenny Crusie. She grew up in Oklahoma with an older sister.

Associated With

She is a contemporary of Jeff Kinney.