Meera Trehan read as much as she could as a child, memorized poems, and ate enough cookies to earn the nickname “Monster” after the Cookie Monster. After attending the University of Virginia and Stanford Law School, she practiced public interest law for over a decade before turning to writing for children. Meera writes everything from picture books to young adult and her work has been published in various magazines. She’s a Pitch Wars mentor, an Author Mentor Match mentor, and an active member of SCBWI. She lives in Maryland with her family, and as of this writing, three fish.