A. J. Betts is an author, speaker, teacher and cyclist. Her two-book speculative series - HIVE and ROGUE - has recently been released by Pan Macmillan. A. J.'s bestselling third novel, ZAC & MIA, won the 2012 Text Prize and the 2014 Ethel Turner prize for young adults at the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards. ZAC & MIA is available in 14 countries and was adapted for American television.