Ally Condie

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Ally Condie
Ally Condie
Condie in 2014
Born Cedar City, Utah

Allyson Braithwaite Condie is an American writer of young-adult fiction, primarily under the name Ally Condie.[1] She wrote the Matched trilogy (2010–2012), a science fiction dystopia,[1] whose first book, Matched, was a New York Times Best Seller.

Personal life[edit]

Condie was born in Cedar City, Utah.[1] 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 four children outside of Salt Lake City, Utah.[2] She has 3 siblings 1 brother named Nic and 2 sisters, Elaine and Hope.

Matched trilogy[edit]

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.[3][4][5] The novel has been optioned to the Walt Disney Company, and foreign rights have been sold to 30 countries.[6]

The second book, Crossed, was published in November 2011, and Reached, published November 2012, completed the trilogy.


Yearbook trilogy
  • Yearbook (Deseret Book, 2006)
  • First Day (Deseret, 2007)
  • Reunion (Deseret, 2008)
Matched trilogy
Standalone fiction
  • 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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "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.
  2. ^ [clarification needed] "allyson condie". Archived from the original on 5 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-21. [page needed]
  3. ^ Best Sellers: Children's Chapter Books. The New York Times. January 16, 2011. Retrieved 2014-08-22.
  4. ^ 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".
  5. ^ Rappleye, Christine (February 8, 2011). "Matched author Ally Condie on national book tour". Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Retrieved 2014-08-22.
  6. ^ Lodge, Sally (December 9, 2010). "Ally Condie's Matched Makes Auspicious Debut". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 2011-02-21. 

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