The Very Best Author Twitter Biographies

There are tons of authors worth following on Twitter. If not for their daily tweets, at the very least for their Twitter biography. While we wait for some of our favorite authors to pen their [next] memoir, we're referring to the one or two sentences they've decided pretty much sums them up. Below are seven of the very best author Twitter biographies out there.

Maureen Johnson writes young adult fiction, she's published eight novels, including Suite Scarlett series and The Last Little Blue Envelope. She also has the gaze of a psychopath, according to a fan.

Salman Rushdie may have released his memoir, Joseph Anton, earlier this year; however, it is in his Twitter biography that the British Indian novelist and essayist really says it all: "I yam what I yam and that's all that I yam."

You may know Colson Whitehead has the author of six books, including The Intuitionist, but what you probably didn't know is he's also just another down on his luck carny with a pocketful of broken dreams.

R. L. Stine, the mind behind the iconic Goosebumps series, as well as hundreds of other horror fiction novels, has made a career doing what he does best: terrifying kids.

Laini Taylor, the author of Daughter of Smoke and Bone and Days of Blood and Starlight, stole my future child's the middle name.

Neil Gaiman is an English author whose works include The Sandman and Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book, he is also living the dream.

Judy Blume, the beloved children's and young adult author of books such as Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and Freckle Juice, invokes another favorite, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret


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