G. Neri is the Eisner-nominated, Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author of "Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty," which Flavorwire hailed as one of the top 25 essential graphic novels of all time. He is the author of the upcoming title, "Grand Theft Horse," which is a biographic graphic novel about his cousin Gail Ruffu, who stole her own racehorse to save its life. He has written ten books for young people, including the Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award-winner, "Chess Rumble," and his books have been translated into multiple languages in more than 25 countries. Mr. Neri lives on the Gulf coast of Florida with his wife and daughter. For more information, visit his website at www.gregneri.com.