Sally J. Pla is the award-winning author of The Fire, The Water, and Maudie McGinn, The Someday Birds, Stanley Will Probably Be Fine, Benji,The Bad Day + Me, and Ada & Zaz.
She is neurodivergent and believes in the beauty of different brains, that we are all stars shining with different lights. Sally also runs A Novel Mind (anovelmind.com), a web resource exploring mental health + neurodiversity representation in children's lit. She lives in San Diego with her family. Find out more at sallyjpla.com.sallyjpla.com