Ned Vizzini is the author of It's Kind of a Funny Story (also a major motion picture), Be More Chill, and Teen Angst? Naaah.... Ned has spoken at over 200 universities, schools, and libraries around the world about writing and mental health. He has written for The New York Times, The Daily Beast, and season 2 of MTV's Teen Wolf. His work has been translated into seven languages and is forthcoming in Czech. His next novel, The Other Normals, will be published in fall 2012.