Elly Swartz grew up in Yardley, Pennsylvania. She studied psychology at Boston University and received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. Elly lives in Massachusetts and is happily married with two grown sons, a beagle named Lucy, and a pup named Baxter Bean. Finding Perfect, called "a clear, moving portrayal of obsessive-compulsive disorder" by Publishers Weekly, was her debut novel. She is also the author of Smart Cookie and Give and Take, novels for middle grade readers. You can find Elly on Twitter @ellyswartz, on Instagram @ellyswartzbooks, on YouTube's Books In the Kitchen with author Victoria J.Coe- https-//youtu.be/T0Hzr0DTJ94. Her website is www.ellyswartz.com.
Praise for Dear Student:
"A heartfelt, authentic book about friendship, courage, and honesty. It's about finding - and more importantly, owning - your own voice."-LYNDA MULLALY HUNT, New York Times bestselling author of Fish in a Tree
"A story that shines with honesty and heart."-PADMA VENKATRAMAN, Walter Award-winning author of The Bridge
"Dear Student will resonate with readers who know that feelings and friendships can be complicated, and they will root for Autumn as she searches for her true superpower."-DIANE DEBROVNER, deputy editor of Parents magazine