C.S. Pacat is the best-selling author of the adult fantasy Captive Prince, and the sports-anime inspired comic Fence. Born in Australia and educated at the University of Melbourne, she has since lived in a number of cities, including Tokyo and Perugia. She currently resides and writes in Melbourne.
Her first novel began its life as an original-fiction web serial, which attracted viral attention before being acquired by Penguin Random House. The Captive Prince trilogy went on to become a USA Today bestseller after being published to commercial success and critical acclaim.
Her new Young Adult fantasy trilogy Dark Rise is due for release Fall 2021.