Bick's first YA novel, Draw the Dark (Carolrhoda Lab, 2010), is a paranormal mystery that was awarded the 2011 Westchester Fiction Award. Ashes, the first volume in her dystopian thriller trilogy, was released from Egmont USA in September 2011.
Before she became a successful author, Bick was a child/adolescent and forensic psychiatrist. She also holds a degree in literature and film studies, and has presented and written widely on applied psychoanalysis and film. She currently lives in Wisconsin.