Mari Mancusi is a former multiple Emmy award-winning TV news producer and author of more than two dozen sci-fi/fantasy books for kids, teens and adults including her newest series The Camelot Code: The Once and Future Geek from Disney Books. Her past titles include "Gamer Girl," the Scorched series and the Blood Coven Vampires series. Her books have been chosen as featured selections for the Scholastic Book Fairs and Clubs and have been selected by the American Library Association as Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers and Popular Paperbacks. In addition to writing, Mari is an avid cosplayer, cheesy horror movie aficionado and gamer. Her new book is "The Camelot Code." She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and their young daughter.