Debbie Rigaud grew up in East Orange, New Jersey, and began her writing career covering news and entertainment for magazines like Seventeen, Twist, and CosmoGIRL!. Her first work of YA fiction, the novella "Double Act," was featured in the Hallway Diaries (Kimani Tru). Debbie's essays have been published in the anthologies It's All Love (Broadway Books) and Dear Bully (HarperTeen). Debbie now lives with her husband and children in Columbus, Ohio. Find out more at debbierigaud.com.