Young adult/contemporary novelist who is recognized for having authored Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and The Upside of Unrequited. Her work has garnered her a nomination for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Young Adult Fiction.
She worked as a clinical psychologist prior to publishing her first novel.
Her novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda was adapted into the 2018 feature film Love, Simon.
She has two younger siblings.
Actor Nick Robinson was cast in the film adaptation of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.