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New York Times Best Selling Author to Visit KMS

Soman Chainani is an American writer and filmmaker, known for his children's book series The School for Good and Evil. He attended Harvard University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in English & American Literature. After graduation, he went on to attend Columbia University, where he participated in their MFA Film Program.

Soman's first novel, The School for Good and Evil, debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List, has been translated into 24 languages across 6 continents, and will soon be a film from Universal Pictures, for which Soman is writing the screenplay with Malia Scotch Marmo.

His other two books in the School for Good and Evil series – A World Without Princes and The Last Ever After—both debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List as well. To date, all three books in the series have been on the print and extended New York Times Bestseller List for more than 30 weeks.