Katy Birchall is the author of The It Girl series. She also works as a freelance journalist. Katy won the 24/7 Theatre Festival Award for Most Promising new Comedy Writer with her very serious play about a ninja monkey at a dinner party. Her pet Labradors are the loves of her life, she is mildly obsessed with Jane Austen, and one day hopes to wake up as an elf in The Lord of the Rings. Katy lives in Brixton, London.