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John Corey Whaley

John Corey Whaley - Editor

Rancho Cucamonga, CA


I am a Young Adult author of three novels: Where Things Come Back, Noggin, and Highly Illogical Behavior. I also hold a B.A. In English and a Master's in Secondary English Ed. My debut won the Printz and Morris Awards in YA fiction and my sophomore novel was a finalist for the National Book Award.

English (US)
Young Adult & Teen


  • B.A. In English Literature
  • M.A.T. In Secondary English Ed.


  • Michael L. Printz Award in Young Adult Fiction
  • William C. Morris Award for Debut YA Fiction
  • National Book Award Finalist

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