Micol Ostow is the author of dozens of books for children, tweens, and teens. She has written and/or ghostwritten several media tie-in and series novels for Penguin, Scholastic, and Simon & Schuster. Her first original paperback, 30 GUYS IN 30 DAYS, was published by Simon Pulse in June 2005, and her novel: Students Across the Seven Seas: WESTMINSTER ABBY was a "Booklist" 2005 Top Ten Romance Books for Youth Selection. Her first hardcover novel, EMILY GOLDBERG LEARNS TO SALSA, was released by Penguin Razorbill in November, 2006. Currently Micol is pursuing an MFA in writing for children and young adults at Vermont College. She lives a caffeine-addled existence in New York City.
She also has a French Bulldog named Bridget Jones, who is her biggest fan.