Anna Todd is the first-time author of the After trilogy. After discovering the social media platform Wattpad, Todd started writing and sharing her trilogy, which would go on to become a global phenomenon. To date, she has over 900 million reads on the three-part series and nearly 1 million followers across her social media networks. Through Wattpad, she signed a publishing deal with Gallery Books and is currently working with UTA on a film adaptation. She lives in Austin, Texas.