Justine Pucella Winans

JUSTINE PUCELLA WINANS (they/she) is a queer and nonbinary writer who lives in Los Angeles with their husband and incredible Halloween-colored cats. Their books include YA mysteries like the critically acclaimed Indies Introduce title, BIANCA TORRE IS AFRAID OF EVERYTHING, and ONE KILLER PROBLEM (Harper Teen). Their MG speculative horror titles include the acclaimed Stonewall Honor Book, THE OTHERWOODS and WISHBONE (Bloomsbury Children’s). When not writing queer, creepy, and funny fiction for kids and teens, they can be found training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, reading (a lot of) manga and webcomics, and actively avoiding real life scary situations.