Josephine Angelini is a Massachusetts native and the youngest of eight siblings. A real-live farmer's daughter, Josie graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in theatre, with a focus on the classics. She is the author of the YA series Starcrossed, inspired by Greek mythology, and The Worldwalker Trilogy, inspired by the Salem witch hunts. She now lives in Los Angeles with her screenwriter husband . . . and she can still drive a tractor.