Morgan is an author, ghostwriter, and communications expert, with 15 years’ experience in corporate and internal communications, social media, storytelling, crisis communications, and corporate strategy. After ghostwriting several bestselling novels, her debut novel, THE HIVE, co-written with her husband (bestselling author Barry Lyga), was named a Best Book of Fall 2019 by PEOPLE Magazine!
Before becoming a full-time writer and consultant, Morgan led social media and internal communications for the world’s largest children’s book publisher and distributor, overseeing internal communications and social media for iconic and beloved children’s brands. She also taught social media marketing at New York University. Previously, she managed internal communications and events for an international news organization and financial services brand, traveling the world to uncover the firm’s internal stories and creating content for its 20,000 employees.
She graduated from The College of New Jersey (magna cum laude, English, Women’s & Gender Studies) and now resides in Maplewood, NJ, with her family. She and her husband host Writing in Real Life, a podcast series about writing, parenting, and books.
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When we asked our authors what they were or might have been voted in HS, Morgan answered I was voted Best Artist.
Other Fun Facts
- I'm an identical twin!
- As a kid, I won a scholarship for my tap dancing abilities!
- I'm the world's biggest fan of The Baby-sitters Club.
- I collect old YA books and teen magazines from the 80s and 90s.
- In my professional life, I've worked on brands like Harry Potter and The Hunger Games.