MarissaMarissa Graff graduated from the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults, where she mastered the art of killing writerly darlings. She’s been a freelance editor ever since. She’s also an intern for one of the top middle-grade and young-adult literary agents worldwide. When Marissa’s not reading or writing, or thinking about reading and writing, she’s spending time with her husband and giant puppies, lifting heavy things, or exploring Northern Virginia.