Alison Cherry

Alison Cherry is the author of the YA novels Red, For Real and Look Both Ways, and the middle grade novels Willows vs. Wolverines and The Classy Crooks Club. She is a professional photographer and spent many years working as a lighting designer for theater, dance, and opera productions. This whole “writing books” thing is just a cover for the international crime ring she runs out of her Brooklyn apartment. (Shhh, don’t tell.) Visit her online at

Books by this Author

Best. Night. Ever.
Willows vs. Wolverines
The Classy Crooks Club

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "They were just stories, but stories weren't 'just' anything." --FANGIRL, Rainbow Rowell

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I'm also a professional photographer, and I quite like doing that!

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I have an extremely flexible mind.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Compassion, curiosity, and creativity.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Hermione Granger. Katsa from GRACELING. Queenie from CODE NAME VERITY.