About the author

Katie Rose Pryal

Katie Rose Guest Pryal, J.D., Ph.D., is a neurodivergent author and speaker. Her books include the IPPY-Gold-winning Hollywood Lights novels, <em>Life of the Mind Interrupted: Essays on Mental Health and Disability in Higher Education</em>, and <em>A Light in the Tower: A New Reckoning with Mental Health in Higher Education</em>. She writes frequently for national magazines and speaks around the country about mental health and neurodiversity. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.