Canadian author of young adult fiction who has written three popular book series: The Clique, Alphas, and Monster High.
She was born in Toronto and went to Hebrew school as a child before moving to Montreal to study film at McGill University.
She worked at MTV in NYC for 12 years; her experiences there became the inspiration behind her bestselling series The Clique.
She married Kevin Harrison in 2002; they had two sons named Jesse and Luke.
She worked as MTV's Senior Director of Development, where she helped create and develop new shows including Laguna Beach starring Kristin Cavallari.