Livia Blackburne is the author of Midnight Thief (Disney-Hyperion), a Summer/Fall 2014 New Voices pick for young adults. Blackburne was born in Taiwan and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from MIT, where she conducted research on the neural correlates of reading. Blackburne lives with her husband in Los Angeles, where she is hard at work on her next novel and continues to blog on the intersection of writing and brain science.
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