Ren Koppel Torres has adored fantasy books since the dawn of time and published The Shadow in Her Pocket, a fantasy novel, at 16 years old. Ren was born in New York City in a Jewish-Mexican-American family and now lives in Austin, Texas. Ren is passionate about promoting more diverse voices in the arts and advocating for child literacy. Ren is also a freelance writer, a visual artist, a guitarist in a rock band, a succulent aficionado, and a high school student. Find Ren at @KoppelTorres on Twitter and KoppelTorres.com.