V.E. Schwab is the number one New York Times best-selling author of more than 20 books, ranging from middle grade to teen to adult. Her books have garnered critical acclaim and been featured in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post and NPR, have been translated into more than 25 languages, and been optioned for television and film. Schwab, an avid traveler, received her Master of Fine Art from the University of Edinburgh, where her thesis was about the presence of monsters in medieval art. Her new book is "Gallant." She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.