Toni Guy writes middle grade and young adult fiction. She is an active member of SCBWI, AROHO, AWP, and WOWW Women Who Write. For ten years she wrote copy for Caboodles, a multimillion-dollar tween and teen brand of mass-market products sold worldwide. An excerpt of her midgrade manuscript, Jello Jamieson and the Sister Recycling Machine, won the 2013 SCBWI Summer Grant and was drafted in the #Pitchwars Feb 2015 online contest. She also won first place for adult fiction in Ventura’s Art Tales contest 2014. She is originally from New Zealand and lives in Ventura, CA with her husband and two sons.