Cory McCarthy is the acclaimed author of over half a dozen books. Highlights include genre thriller Breaking Sky and the romcom Now a Major Motion Picture, which appeared on the Amelia Bloomer List. Cory coauthored the bestselling Once & Future series, a finalist for the New England Book Award, with their spouse, A. R. Capetta. Cory’s upcoming works include a picture book about fellow Arab American Kahlil Gibran, a sci-fi middle grade trilogy, and Man O’ War, a personal tale about a trans swimmer. Cory studied poetry and screenwriting before falling in love with writing for young people and now teaches at Vermont College of Fine Arts.