Lauren Oliver is the author of the YA novelsBefore I FallandPanic, and the Delirium trilogy:Delirium,Pandemonium, andRequiem, which have been translated into more than thirty languages and areNew York Timesand international bestselling novels. She is also the author of two novels for middle grade readers,The SpindlersandLiesl & Po, which was a 2012 E. B. White Read Aloud Award nominee. Lauren's novelPanichas been optioned for film by Universal Studios. A graduate of the University of Chicago and NYU's MFA program, Lauren Oliver is also the cofounder of the boutique literary development company Paper Lantern Lit.