Ally Condie is the author of the #1 New York Times-bestselling Matched trilogy and its companion novel, The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe. She is also the author of Summerlost, an Edgar Award winner. A former English teacher, Ally lives with her family outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. She loves hiking, skiing, and being outside with people she loves. Ally has an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and is the founder and director of the nonprofit WriteOut Foundation. Visit her online at allycondie.com.