Lyla Lee is the author of young adult novels about K-pop and K-dramas. She also writes the Mindy Kim series for younger readers. Born in South Korea, she’s since then lived in various cities throughout the United States. Inspired by her English teacher, she started writing her own stories in fourth grade and finished her first novel at the age of fourteen. After working various jobs in Hollywood and studying psychology and cinematic arts at the University of Southern California, she now lives in Dallas, Texas. When she’s not writing, she likes to look for cute cafés and play with her dog, Eiva the Siberian Husky.