Writer in California
Kayla Cagan is from Houston, Texas. PIPER PERISH is her debut YA novel, with a second novel on the way from Chronicle Books in 2018. Her short plays and monologues have been published by Applause Books and Smith and Kraus. She has also contributed comics and essays to assorted collections, including Girl Crush Zine, Womanthology, and Unite and Take Over: Stories Inspired by the Smiths, and run social media campaigns for the LA Times Festival of Books and The Taste. Cagan lives with her husband, the screenwriter Josh A. Cagan and their dog, the chihuahua Banjo L. Cagan, in Los Angeles.