Marissa Meyer is the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Lunar Chronicles series – Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Fairest, Winter – the New York Times–bestselling Renegades trilogy, as well as the graphic novel Wires and Nerve. Her first standalone novel, Heartless, was also a #1 New York Times bestseller. Her contemporary romance Instant Karma was a #1 Indie Bestseller. In 2021 Meyer published Gilded, the first novel of her two-part retelling of the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin. And in 2022 she was a contributor to and editor of the collection of romance stories Serendipity. Marissa lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and their two daughters.