Suzanne Young is the New York Times bestselling author of The Program series. Originally from Utica, New York, Suzanne moved to Arizona to pursue her dream of not freezing to death. She is a novelist and an English teacher, but not always in that order. Suzanne is the author of the critically acclaimed Program series, as well as Girls with Sharp Sticks, Poet Anderson, All in Pieces, Hotel for the Lost, and several other novels for teens. Visit her online at or follow her on Instagram @authorsuzanneyoung.