Daven McQueen grew up outside of Los Angeles, California and graduated from Brown University, where they earned a B.A. in literary arts and economics. When they're not writing, Daven can be found climbing, hanging out with their cat, watching Korean zombie shows, and checking out every queer event in the city. They live in Boston, Massachusetts and are pursuing an MFA in creative writing at Emerson College. Their first novel for young adults, The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones, was published by Wattpad Books and Penguin Random House in 2020.