Lizzie Skurnick is the author of That Should Be a Word: A Much-Needed Lexicon for the Modern Era, and Shelf Discovery: The Teen Classics We’ll Never Stop Reading. As the founding editor of Lizzie Skurnick Books, she has reissued dozens of YA classics. She’s a frequent contributor to The New York Times, NPR, Elle, Jezebel, and many other publications. In another life, she wrote for the Sweet Valley High series. Lizzie lives in Jersey City and teaches at NYU.