Hayley Chewins writes books about magical girls with secrets. Her debut novel, The Turnaway Girls, was a Kirkus Best Book and made the Amelia Bloomer List of Best Feminist Books for Young Readers. Her second book, The Sisters of Straygarden Place, won the Foreword Indies Gold Award for Juvenile Fiction, was an Amazon Editors’ Pick, and received starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Hayley lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, with her husband and a very small poodle. She is represented by Patricia Nelson at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.