Biography for Better Nate Than Ever

Simon and Schuster
Tim Federle was born in San Francisco, grew up in Pittsburgh, and began crashing New York auditions as a teenager, landing in five Broadway shows, fromGypsy (starring Bernadette Peters) to The Little Mermaid (starring Tim in a catfish costume), with stops at Radio City, the Met, and a Super Bowl halftime show along the way. In recent years, Tim has penned popular columns forApartment Therapy and Huffington Post, choreographed routines for Sting and James Taylor at Carnegie Hall, and coached the child stars ofBilly Elliot on Broadway--Tim's inspiration for his debut novel, Better Nate Than Ever. Find him at and on Twitter @TimFederle.