Stephen Chbosky's first novel, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER has sold 2.8 million copies in North America alone. In the twenty years since, Stephen has become a prominent screenwriter and director. In 2012 he wrote and directed the film adaptation of PERKS. In 2017 he directed and co-wrote the screenplay of the unexpected hit adaptation of WONDER. He also penned the live action adaptation of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.