Elizabeth Fama's second YA novel, MONSTROUS BEAUTY, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux BFYR on September 4, 2012. She has sold another novel to FSG (working title PLUS ONE) that will be released in early 2014.
She is the author of the children's book OVERBOARD (Cricket Books, 2002). OVERBOARD is a novel for ages 11 and up, set in Indonesia. It was named a 2003 Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association (one of only eleven books selected unanimously by the committee that year), it received the 2002-2003 honor award for children's fiction from the Society of Midland Authors, and it was nominated for five state readers' choice awards (New Hampshire, Texas, Illinois, Utah, and Florida).
Elizabeth attended the University of Chicago, where she received a BA (1985) in biology with honors, an MBA (1991) and a PhD (1996) in economics and finance.
Elizabeth is married to John H. Cochrane. They have four children.
You can find her at elizabethfama.com, or on Twitter at @elizabethfama.
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