Liz Coley


Liz Coley has been writing long and short fiction for teens and adults for more than ten years. In 2013, psychological thriller Pretty Girl-13 was released by HarperCollins in the US and UK. Foreign translations have been published in French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Czech, Slovakian, and Chinese (both simplified and traditional). Pretty Girl-13 was double-listed as a2014 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults and 2014 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant YA Readers and is currently an Eliot-Rosewater nominee for the state of Indiana. Her short fiction appears in several anthologies, and she has self-published several titles, including Out of Xibalba and the Tor Maddox series. Liz lives in Ohio, where she is surrounded by a fantastic community of writers, beaten regularly by better tennis players, uplifted by her choir, supported by her husband, teased by her teenaged daughter, cheered from afar by her two older sons, and adorned with hair by her cats Pippin and Merry. Please visit for more.