Alison Cherry

Alison Cherry is the author of the YA novels RedFor 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

Ella Unleashed
Willows vs. Wolverines
Best. Night. Ever.
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. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

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

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Someone who can teleport. Who can do that? I'm not up on my superheroes.

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 greatest flaw?

A. Fixating on things I can't control.