Alexandra Diaz is the author The Only Road, (which she also translated into Spanish, El único destino) received a Pura Belpré Honor and the Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, as well as numerous other accolades. The sequel, The Crossroads, will come out fall 2018. Her other YA books include Good Girls Don’t Lie, a finalist in the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards, and When We Were (formerly titled Of All the Stupid Things), an ALA Rainbow List book. Alexandra is the daughter of Cuban refugees and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, but got her MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University in England. A native Spanish speaker, Alexandra teaches creative writing to adults and teens. Her website is alexandra-diaz.com.