Shaun David Hutchinson

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Shaun David Hutchinson is the author of numerous books for young adults, including The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley, which won the Florida Book Awards’ Gold Medal in the Young Adult category and was named to the ALA’s 2015 Rainbow Book List; the anthology Violent Ends, which received a starred review from VOYA; and We Are the Ants, which received five starred reviews and was named a best book of January 2016 by,, Publishers Weekly, and iBooks. He lives in South Florida with his adorably chubby dog, and enjoys Doctor Who, comic books, and yelling at the TV. Visit him at

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Books by this Author

At the Edge of the Universe
The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza
Feral Youth
We Are the Ants
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Carpe Mortediem! (Seize the Deathday!)

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. That I've used up all my best jokes and haven't got any left for my next book.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I'd love to be able to play guitar.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I'm doing it right now. Other than this, I'd also like to write for television.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Joss Whedon

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