Alexandra Ott writes fiction for young readers, including her debut middle grade fantasy novel Rules for Thieves and its sequel The Shadow Thieves. Her next middle grade novel, Seekers of the Wild Realm, is forthcoming from Aladdin/Simon and Schuster in June 2020. She graduated from the University of Tulsa and is now a freelance editor. In her spare time, she plays the flute, eats a lot of chocolate, and reads just about everything. She currently lives in Oklahoma.