Lauren Magaziner is the author of the Case Closed series, The Mythics series, The Only Thing Worse Than Witches, Pilfer Academy, and Wizardmatch. Originally from New Hope, Pennsylvania, Lauren started writing novels when she was thirteen–and never stopped. A proud graduate of Hamilton College’s creative writing program, she wrote her debut children’s book while studying abroad in Scotland. Currently, Lauren lives in Philadelphia, where she writes full-time.
Lauren’s work has been on the Indie Next List, a Junior Library Guild selection, optioned for television, and received a Kirkus star. Her work has been translated into nine languages, and the Case Closed series is an international bestseller. Lauren has presented to hundreds of schools, motivating young readers and writers through her dynamic, interactive assemblies.