Biography for Palace of Stone

Perseus Publishing
Shannon Hale is the author of six award-winning young adult novels, including The Goose Girl and the bestselling Newbery Honor book Princess Academy. Austenland (soon to be a major motion picture) was her first book for adults, followed by The Actor and Housewife and Midnight in Austenland. She and her husband co-wrote the acclaimed graphic novels Rapunzel's Revenge and Calamity Jack. They live with their four small children near Salt Lake City, Utah.