Victoria Jamieson is the creator of "All's Faire in Middle School" and the Newbery Honor Book "Roller Girl." Her collaboration with Omar Mohamed, "When Stars are Scattered," was named a National Book Award Finalist. She received her B.F.A. in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design and worked as a children's book designer before becoming a freelance illustrator. She has also worked as a portrait artist aboard a cruise ship, and has lived in Australia, Italy and Canada.