David Levithan is a children's book editor in New York City, and the author of several books for young adults, including Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist and The Dash & Lily series (co-authored with Rachel Cohn); the Every Day series; Will Grayson, Will Grayson (co-authored with John Green); and Every You, Every Me (with photographs from Jonathan Farmer). He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Author's Comment: These are exciting times in YA publishing. We're looking for diversity, and also diversity within that diversity. The notion that there is just one gay story to tell is as ridiculous as suggesting there is just one straight story. We need so many more voices. [Source]