Julianna Baggott is the author of many books, including the national bestseller Girl Talk. Her work has appeared in dozens of publications, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Best American Poetry 2000, 180 More Extraordinary Poems for Everyday, the Southern Review, TriQuarterly, Virginia Quarterly Review, Poetry, Glamour, Ms. Magazine, and more. Her books have received critical acclaim from reviewers and fellow authors alike. Julianna also writes popular children’s books under the pseudonym N. E. Bode. She is an associate professor at Florida State University.