Marina Budhos is an author of award-winning fiction and nonfiction for adults and young adults. Her newest novel, The Long Ride, about three mixed race girls during a 1970s desegregation struggle, publishes in September 2019. Prior novels include Watched, Ask Me No Questions, Tell Us We’re Home, and The Professor of Light. With Marc Aronson, she published Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro & The Invention of Modern Photojournalism, and Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom & Science, a finalist for an LA Times Book Award. Budhos is a professor of English at William Paterson University.