Corey Ann Haydu is the author of many critically acclaimed middle grade and young adult novels, including The Widely Unknown Myth of Apple and Dorothy, Eventown, Lawless Spaces, and Rules For Stealing Stars. She is also the author of the Hand-Me-Down Magic chapter book series, and the upcoming picture book, A Place For Feelings. In 2013, Corey was chosen as one of Publisher Weekly’s Flying Starts. Her books have been on a variety of lists, including Amazon’s Book of the Month, Indie Next, Junior Library Guild, BCCB Blue Ribbon, and Bank Street Childrens’ Books. In 2020, she received an Edgar Award Nomination for her novel Eventown.
Corey is a proud faculty member of the Vermont College of Fine Arts’ MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.