Meg Rosoff was born in Boston, educated at Harvard and St Martin’s College of Art in London, and worked in New York City for ten years before moving to England permanently in 1989. She worked in publishing, journalism, politics and advertising before writing How I Live Now (which is due to be released in 2013 as a feature film starring Saoirse Ronan). Her books have won or been shortlisted for 18 international book prizes, including the Carnegie medal and the Orange first novel prize. Meg’s most recent book is There Is No Dog. Picture Me Gone, her sixth novel, will be published in March, 2013. She lives in London with her husband and daughter. Visit her website here.