New book trailer: CHALLENGER DEEP!

About Neal

Award-winning author Neal Shusterman grew up in Brooklyn, New York, where he began writing at an early age. After spending his junior and senior years of high school at the American School of Mexico City, Neal went on to UC Irvine, where he made his mark on the UCI swim team, and wrote a successful humor column. Within a year of graduating, he had his first book deal, and was hired to write a movie script. Read more


The Shustermania store is open for business! September news tidbits:
  • I went on two book tours in the spring—one with Eric Elfman for Edison’s Alley, book two of the Accelerati Trilogy, and another for Challenger Deep, my most personal book, which has received more accolades and more starred reviews than any book I’ve ever written, and is one of ten books nominated for the young-adult division of the National Book Award!
  • I went to Europe to visit with my Dutch, German, and Hungarian Publishers in June. Then, in July, I was invited to the Celsius 232 Book Festival—a fantastic festival that’s like the Spanish Comic Con—in Avilés, Spain.
  • Now I’m home and working on meeting various deadlines. And gearing up for the Unwind movie!
Read more

Featured Books