BooksNJ 2015 has ended

Selene Castrovilla

Selene Castrovilla is an award-winning teen and children’s author. Melt, her third teen novel, has been hailed as "A fresh, emotionally complex bildungsroman of young American love" by Kirkus. Her historical nonfiction children's books are known for their humanity. Revolutionary Friends, her 2013 Booklist Top Ten Biography for Youth about the relationship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, will soon be joined by Revolutionary Rogues, about Benedict Arnold's treason. She is also a contributing author to UncommonYA. Selene holds an MFA in creative writing from New School University and a BA in English from New York University. She lives on Long Island with her two sons.