Lexa Hillyer

Lexa Hillyer is the founder and president of publishing at Glasstown Entertainment, a creative development and production company. She is also the author of “Spindle Fire,” “Winter Glass,” and “Proof of Forever,” all young adult novels, as well as the poetry collection “Acquainted with the Cold,” which was the 2012 gold prize winner of the Foreword Book of the Year Award for Poetry and the Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize. She worked as an editor at both HarperCollins and Penguin before founding Glasstown Entertainment along with New York Times best-selling author Lauren Oliver. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.

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