- Awards: Zola Award for Best YA novel of 2011
Donna is an eye doctor by day and a writer by night (and early mornings and any breaks in between). Donna's YA books veer toward characters drawn into really crappy situations, often creepy and supernatural. Her YA novel
Donna was born and raised in central California among agriculture and oil fields. She likes coffee (a lot), dresses with pockets and chunky black boots. And she has a cool scar on her arm from glass blowing. She lives in Washington State with her husband, two daughters, two dogs and a frog. There is a haunted forest behind her house.