Michael Northrop has written short fiction for Weird Tales, the Notre Dame Review, and McSweeney's. He is most recently the author of the novel Trapped. His first novel, Gentlemen, was published to starred reviews and named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. It also earned him a Publishers Weekly Flying Start citation for a notable debut. An editor at Sports Illustrated KIDS for many years, Michael now writes full-time from his home in New York City.