Emily Skrutskie is six feet tall. She was born in Massachusetts, raised in Virginia, and forged in the mountains above Boulder, Colorado. She holds a BA in Performing and Media Arts from Cornell University, where she studied an outrageous and demanding combination of film, computer science, and game design. She lives and writes in Los Angeles. She can be found online at @skrutskie on Twitter, or on her website, skrutskie.com.
"[A] fresh and fascinating look at a lawless future." --Kirkus
Reviews (starred review)
"This is a solid, well-crafted, new adventure story with an interesting, unusual hook." --Booklist
"Skrutskie creates an intriguing fantasy world full of floating cities, ruthless monsters, betrayals, and unlikely friendships." --Publishers Weekly
"The Abyss Surrounds Us is highly original and addictive." --SLJTeen