Condie in 2014
|Born||Cedar City, Utah|
Allyson Braithwaite Condie is an American writer of young-adult fiction, primarily under the name Ally Condie. She wrote the Matched trilogy (2010–2012), a science fiction dystopia, whose first book, Matched, was a New York Times Best Seller.
Condie was born in Cedar City, Utah. She went to Brigham Young University and has a degree in English Teaching. She taught high school English in Utah and in upstate New York. She lives with her husband and three children outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. She has 3 siblings 1 brother named Nic and 2 sisters, Elaine and Hope.
The novel Matched was published by Dutton Penguin in November 2010 and reached number three on the Children's Chapter Books bestseller list in January. The novel has been optioned to the Walt Disney Company, and foreign rights have been sold to 30 countries.
- Yearbook trilogy
- Yearbook (Deseret Book, 2006)
- First Day (Deseret, 2007)
- Reunion (Deseret, 2008)
- Matched trilogy
- Standalone fiction
- Freshman for President (Deseret/Shadow Mountain, 2008), OCLC 797225716
- Being Sixteen (Deseret, 2010), OCLC 438052066
- The Moms' Club Diaries: notes from a world of playdates, pacifiers, and poignant moments, compiled by Allyson Braithwaite Condie and Lindsay Hepworth (Provo, UT: Spring Creek, 2008), OCLC 190860066
- "Ally Condie – Summary Bibliography". ISFDB. Retrieved 2014-08-22. Select a title to see its linked publication history and general information. Select a particular edition (title) for more data at that level, such as a front cover image or linked contents.
- [clarification needed] "allyson condie". www.allysoncondie.com. Archived from the original on 5 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-21.[page needed]
- Best Sellers: Children's Chapter Books. The New York Times. January 16, 2011. Retrieved 2014-08-22.
- McGrath, Charles (February 19, 2011). "The Way We Live Now: Teenage Wastelands". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-02-21. Alternative online title, "Young Readers in Dystopia".
- Rappleye, Christine (February 8, 2011). "Matched author Ally Condie on national book tour". Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Retrieved 2014-08-22.
- Lodge, Sally (December 9, 2010). "Ally Condie's Matched Makes Auspicious Debut". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 2011-02-21.
- Official website
- Ally Condie at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Allyson Braithwaite Condie at Library of Congress Authorities, with 12 catalog records