Emily Seife is an editor at Scholastic Press. She acquires and edits middle grade and young adult fiction, in addition to a few special picture book and chapter book projects. She started her career at Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, where she did both editorial and design work on picture books.

Emily is the New York Times bestselling author of The Hunger Games Tribute Guide. She is also the author of the short stories “The Packleader” and “Unleashed,” included in Tales of the Great Beasts and Tales of the Fallen Beasts, two special edition books in the New York Times bestselling Spirit Animals series. Her poems have appeared in the Mississippi Review and The Westchester Review.

After graduating from Wesleyan University in 2006, Emily moved to Brooklyn, where she lives with her husband. Stay in touch with her on Twitter at @e_seife.